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