The General Administration Issues the “Regulations on the List of Non-Edible Substances That May Be Added to Food”

State Administration for Market Regulation issued the “Regulations on the Management of the List of Non-Edible Substances That May Be Added to Food.” The regulations stipulate that substances included in the list of non-edible substances must meet the following conditions: they are identified based on information from foodborne disease monitoring, food safety risk assessment, and supervision; they are non-edible substances added or potentially added during food production and operation; and they are substances with scientific data indicating potential harm to human health. The State Administration for Market Regulation, in collaboration with the National Health Commission and other departments, will review expert opinions and include substances that meet these criteria in the list of non-edible substances, which will then be publicly announced. (Source: State Administration for Market Regulation)

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