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NHFPC Announces Extended Implementation Date of GB 2760 for Labeling of Food Additives

July 27, 2015

The National Health and Family Planning Council (NHFPC) of China announced revised implementation dates for the GB2760-2014 National Standard for Uses of Food Additives standard. The standard was released December 24, 2015.

The change of implementation date provides the following:

  • For food produced before June 20, 2016, the product is still allowed to use the food additives labels that complies with GB2760-2011 through its specified shelf life
  • From June 30, 2016, food manufacturers are obliged to label food additives strictly in accordance to the provision of the new standard