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Administrative measures of Guangdong province for small food production and processing workshops and food vendors.

Country/Territory
China
Territorial subdivision
Guangdong
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Authorization/permit Food additives Food quality control/food safety Fraud Hygiene/sanitary procedures Inspection Internal trade Offences/penalties Packaging/labelling Processing/handling Transport/storage Treated food Vending Registration
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, Eastern Asia, North Pacific, North-West Pacific
Abstract

The purpose of these Measures is to standardize production and business activities of small food production and processing workshops and food vendors, strengthen the management of food safety, and ensure the health and life safety of the general public. The Measures consist of 61 articles divided into 6 Chapters: General provisions (I); Production and business operation of small food production and processing workshops (II); Production and business operation of food vendors (III); Supervision and inspection; (IV); Legal liabilities (V); Supplementary provisions (VI). In order to engage in production and business activities, a small workshop shall be registered in the local food and drug administration and obtain the small food workshop registration certificate. Food vendors shall be registered by the local people's governments of the townships and towns and the sub-district offices. The Measures impose restrictions to handling and processing food, store or package; provide for preventing and avoiding food adulteration, hygiene and safety requirements both for food products and manpower involved in food processing and vending, and requirements for food traceability and recording; set up supervision measures. The Measures further provide for offences and penalties.

Full text
Chinese
Website
fda.gaozhou.gov.cn

References - Legislation

Implements

Food Safety Law (2021).

Legislation | China | 2009 (2021)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Consumer protection, Food additives, HACCP, Institution, Processing/handling, Standards, Authorization/permit, Residues

Source: FAO, FAOLEX