April 14, 2016
The China Food and Drug Authority (CFDA) released two administrative orders for health food.
- China Food and Drug Authority Order No. 22 Health Food Registration and Record Management - identifies the required application documents, product labeling and registration process
- China Food and Drug Authority Administrative Bulletin (2016 No. 43) Health Food Naming - provides standardization in naming of health foods
Published on February 26, 2016, Administrative Order No. 22 will take effect on July 1, 2016 while Administrative Order No. 43 will take effect on January 1, 2017.