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

Country/Territory
China
Document type
Regulation
Date
2021
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Inspection International trade Standards Registration Traceability/product tracing Risk assessment/management Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, Eastern Asia, North Pacific, North-West Pacific
Entry into force notes
These Measures shall come into force on January 1, 2022.
Abstract

For the purposes of safeguarding the safety of imported and exported food and protecting the life and health of human beings, animals, and plants, these Measures are formulated in accordance with the Food Safety Law and other laws and administrative regulations. The Measures consist of 79 Articles dividied in to 6 Chapters: General Provisions; Import of Food; Export of Food; supervision and Administration; Legal Liabilities; Supplementary Provisions.

Full text
Chinese
Website
www.customs.gov.cn

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation on the implementation of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China.

Legislation | China | 2009 (2019)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Standards, Policy/planning, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law of the People's Republic of China on the entry and exit animal and plant quarantine (Order No. 53 of 1991).

Legislation | China | 1991 (2009)

Keyword: Institution, Quarantine, Animal health, Certification, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Pests/diseases, Plant protection, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protected area, Use restrictions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Regulations for the Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine (Order of State Council No. 206).

Legislation | China | 1996

Keyword: International trade, Quarantine, Authorization/permit, Registration, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Plant protection, Certification, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Announcement of the General Administration of Customs on the inspection and quarantine requirements for imported Polish flour (Announcement No. 98 of the General Administration of Customs in 2021).

Legislation | China | 2021

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Cereals/grains/rice, Agricultural commodities, Quarantine, Plant protection, Crops/grasses

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Announcement of the General Administration of Customs on the inspection and quarantine requirements for imported Italian beef (Announcement No. 85 of the General Administration of Customs in 2021).

Legislation | China | 2021

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Certification, Meat

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Measures for the Administration of Application for Overseas Registration by Manufacturers of Exported Food.

Legislation | China | 2021

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Registration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | China | 2023

Keyword: International trade, Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX