A U.N-led convoy of more than 70 trucks arrived on Saturday under Russian army protection after months of delay in the first such first aid delivery from inside Syria to the rebel-held camp that has over 50,000 people. … [Read more...] about U.N. completes food distribution in remote Syria camp near Jordan
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As the fundamental law regulating food safety in China, the revised FSL builds up the basic legal framework for food safety supervision and management; however, like most framework documents, it is short on detail. To put some meat on its bones, in the past few months, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ), along with other administrative agencies, published several important regulations and national food safety standards. The purpose of this article is to alert you to what has transpired since the FSL was passed, what we can expect to see in the future, and what the prospects are for several key food industries under China's new food regulatory regime. … [Read more...] about China’s Food Safety Law Takes Effect Today: Are You Ready?
Agricultural Products· Administrative Measures for the Supervision of Markets of Edible Agricultural Productswas published by the CFDA to coordinate with the current agricultural product regulations. In the past, both the production and distribution of agricultural products were regulated by the Agricultural Product Quality Safety Law and managed by administrative departments for agriculture in the country. The amended FSL, for the first time, explicitly expands its scope to cover the distribution of edible agricultural products on the market. The Measures provide more guidance to the industry in this regard. … [Read more...] about China’s New Food Safety Law Became Effective Oct. 1: Are You in Compliance?
II. Food Production and Operation ControlTo ensure effective enforcement, the draft Regulation notes that the legal representative or chief responsible person at the company will bear full responsibility for food safety related issues.7 Such responsibility can be delegated to food safety management personnel only for certain designated aspects of the business (e.g., product entry/exit inspection, food recalls, etc.).8 Failure to establish adequate internal controls that result in a food safety incident may constitute a serious violation under the draft Regulation.9Food producers/operators can authorize a third-party organization to assist with mandatory food safety evaluations for the business.10 For example, food, food additives and food related products must be inspected to confirm compliance with pertinent national Food Safety Standards. However, such inspection and testing can be delegated to an accredited third party. Recalls of unsafe food are classified into the … [Read more...] about CFDA Announces Draft Regulation to Implement China’s New Food Safety Law (Part II)
I. Food Production and Operation a. Product Licensing and Operation The draft Regulation reemphasizes the licensing mechanism which manages food producers, distributors, and restaurant service providers. Manufacturers involved in the production or processing of health food's raw material premix or extracts fall under the scope of licensing management of health food production. Food producers and operators are relieved from disclosing to the public their licensing status, enterprise standard, risk classification marks, and inspection results to the public under the revised draft, which were mandated in the 2015 draft. Restaurant service providers are no longer under an obligation to publish their use of food additives which now alleviates concerns previously raised by the catering industry under the 2015 draft. There is continued effort in the draft Regulation to establish a food traceability system in the country. For food categories of higher safety risk … [Read more...] about Last Chance to Comment on China’s Implementing Regulation of the Food Safety Law