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On July 16, 2024, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) Government Services Platform issued notifications regarding the acceptance of “three new foods” (new food raw materials, new food additives, and new food-related products). The application for one new food-related product has been accepted.
The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of China has recently issued several new guidelines to simplify the registration process for three categories of foods for special medical purpose (FSMP), including: electrolyte formula, carbohydrate component formula, and protein component formula. These guidelines aim to facilitate FSMP registration and meet the nutritional needs of special populations.
As of the end of June 2024, the National Health Commission (NHC) has issued one announcement (No. 2 of 2024), approving a total of 23 products as “three new foods” (new food raw material, new food additive, and new food-related product). Among these, there are 5 new food-related products, including those with expanded scope of use. CIRS Group provides you with a detailed analysis of the acceptance and approval of new food-related products in China for the first half of 2024.
As of June 30, 2024, the National Health Commission (NHC) issued Announcement No. 2 of 2024, approving a total of 23 products, including new food raw materials (novel food), new food additives, and new food-related products (new food contact substances). Notably, 6 new food raw materials were approved: Dendrobium protocorm, Meso-zeaxanthin, Pichia kluyveri, Bacillus subtilis DE111, L-alpha-Glycerylphosphorylcholine, and Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides.
On July 16, 2024, the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued a new food raw material, Camellia petelotii Culture, for public comment. Comments are welcome until August 15, 2024.
In the US, three categories of claims can be used on food and dietary supplement labels, these include: nutrient content claims, health claims, and structure/function claims. In this article, we will introduce the requirements for these three claims in detail for your reference.
On July 9, 2024, China's National Health Commission (NHC) Government Services Platform issued notifications regarding the acceptance of “three new foods” (new food raw materials, new food additives, and new food-related products). The application for polysaccharides from Enteromorpha has been accepted.
On July 2, 2024, we hosted a free webinar on the key points and considerations in health food development. Because there were so many questions raised during the webinar we collated them and made a Q&A summary for your reference
As of the end of June 2024, the National Health Commission (NHC) has issued one announcement (No. 2 of 2024), approving a total of 23 products as “three new foods” (new food raw material, new food additive, and new food-related product). Among these, there are 12 new food additives, including those with expanded scope of use.
On June 28, 2024, the 14th Session of the Standing Committee of the 14th National Peopl’s Congress approved a decision authorizing the State Council to temporarily adjust and trial provisions of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China in the Hainan Free Trade Port. This adjustment will be effective for a period of five years, starting from the date of this decision. The decision will come into effect on October 1, 2024.