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State Council Releases Draft Rules on Food Safety Law

November 7, 2016

The State Council of China has released the revised draft implementation rules intended for Food Safety Law.

The draft rules apply to special food raw material management, sale and advertisement, e-commerce food trade, food safety standards and the regulation of food additives in the catering sector.

The draft rules outline the following:

  • Standards
  • Traceability
  • Recall
  • Special Food

The draft rules contain 10 chapters and 208 articles.

The draft rules are open for public consultation until November 19, 2016. This rules are being targeted for implementation by early 2017.