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Food Facility and Importer Re-inspection Fees Set for FY 2018

18 Aug 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has announced its fiscal year 2018 fee rates for certain domestic and foreign food facility re-inspections, failures to comply with a recall order and importer re-insp...Read More


Action Plan Targets Fraud and Misleading Claims in the Food and Health Food Sectors

8 Aug 2017

An action plan for tackling fraud and false claims in the food and health food sectors has been jointly announced by the State Council’s Food Safety Commission and eight other government departments. ...Read More


CFDA Issues New Rapid Food Testing Guidelines

2 Aug 2017

New guidelines as to the appropriate use of rapid food testing methods have been issued by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). The guidelines – Opinions on Standardising the Administration ...Read More


Four-Point Risk Classification Set to be Trialled for Tianjin Food Businesses

21 July 2017

The level of risk presented by any food-related business in the Tianjin area is, in future, to be rated on a four-point scale, ranging from low to high. The move was outlined in the Measures of the Ti...Read More


New Food Labelling, Insurance and Origin Tracking Rules Announced

21 July 2017

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare to introduce seven new food-safety regulations this month....Read More


FDA Updates Policy on Release Without Notification to Reflect Current De Minimis Level

21 July 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has updated previously issued guidance to clarify that FDA-regulated goods in five categories may be released without notification to the FDA for the purpose of determ...Read More


USDA Issues Compliance Guide for Imported Meat, Poultry and Egg Products

21 July 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is requesting comments by 5 September on guidance intended to help U.S. importers, customs brokers, official import inspection e...Read More


India Revises Food Fortification Regulation

20 July 2017

On May 19, 2017, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FFSAI) revised a draft regulation related to fortified food products including salt, vanaspati, wheat flour (Atta), vegetable oil, mil...Read More


Guangdong: Licence Now Required for Manufacture of Food-Related Products

18 July 2017

New measures regarding the supervision and administration of the production and processing of food-related products in Guangdong have recently been issued....Read More


USDA Proposal Would Allow Imports of Mainland Chinese Cooked Poultry Products

7 July 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a controversial proposal to list mainland China as eligible to export poultry products from birds slaughtered in the ...Read More


FDA Launches On-line Applications for Third-Party Accreditation Body Recognition

7 July 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a website where organisations can apply to be recognised as a third-party accreditation body. Foreign governments and agencies or private third parties ma...Read More


US Beef Import Ban Lifted

29 June 2017

The import of beef of US origin was authorised to resume as of 20 June this year. All such beef, however, must be sourced from meat enterprises registered with the Certification and Accreditation Admi...Read More


U.S. Reaches Deal on Beef Trade with Mainland China

23 June 2017

Washington and Beijing have reached a deal that will allow the United States to export beef and beef products to mainland China for the first time since 2003....Read More


Algeria Regulates Food Contact Materials and Articles

19 June 2017

Algeria has published an Executive Decree to regulate food contact materials and articles. The new law will become effective on June 6, 2017....Read More


Consumer Groups Sue FDA over Food Additive Rule

9 June 2017

A coalition of consumer, health and food safety groups has sued the Food and Drug Administration over an August 2016 final rule that these groups contend undermines the integrity of the U.S. food safe...Read More


Food Contact Plastics Regulation Subject to Further Amendments

2 June 2017

On 29 April 2017, Regulation 2017/52 amending and correcting Regulation 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food was published in the Official Journal of the E...Read More


U.S.-China Action Plan Will Initially Focus on Agro, Biotech, Other Issues

26 May 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and mainland Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed at their recent high-level meeting in Florida to establish a 100-day plan on trade to, among other things, find ways to inc...Read More


Foreign Food Supplier Verification Programme Requirement to Enter into Force 30 May

26 May 2017

A Food and Drug Administration rule requiring food importers to verify that their shipments meet U.S. safety standards will start taking effect on 30 May....Read More


Hong Kong and Mainland China Again Certified to Export Shrimp to the U.S.

26 May 2017

The U.S. State Department has certified 40 trading partners, including Hong Kong and mainland China, as meeting the requirements of Section 609 of Public Law 101-162, thus allowing them to continue to...Read More


Import Restrictions Imposed on Five Shark Species

26 May 2017

The Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a final rule listing five shark species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act: the daggernose shark (Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus), Brazilian guitarfish (...Read More

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