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Announcement No. 103 of 2023 of the General Administration of Customs on the Comprehensive Suspension of Import of Japanese Aquatic Products.

Country/Territory
China
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
2023
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Fisheries
Keyword
International trade Fish products Food quality control/food safety Aquatic animals Aquatic plants
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, Eastern Asia, North Pacific, North-West Pacific
Abstract

In order to comprehensively prevent the risk of radioactive contamination to food safety caused by the discharge of Japan's Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water into the sea, protect the health of Chinese consumers, and ensure the safety of imported food, in accordance with the Food Safety Law and its implementation regulation, the Imported and Exported Food Safety Management Measures of the People's Republic of China and the World Trade Organization's Agreement on the Implementation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, the General Administration of Customs has decided to completely suspend the import of aquatic products (including edible aquatic animals )originating from Japan since August 24, 2023.  

Full text
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Website
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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

Measures of the People's Republic of China for the Administration of Safety of Imported and Exported Food.

Legislation | China | 2021

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Standards, Registration, Traceability/product tracing, Risk assessment/management, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX