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Prenotice on the 2019 Special Food Policies and Regulations Advocacy Plan
Updated:2019-03-06
 To all relevant units:
  
       The relevant state departments have issued a series of policies and regulations to strengthen the safety supervision of special food. In order to promote the dissemination, understanding, and implementation of the policies and regulations, the China Nutritional Health Food Association organized a free public class for special food policies and regulations and has held four sessions, which have been supported and recognized by the special food industry. In 2019, the CNHFA will continue to make plans for special food policies and regulations advocacy with local regulatory authorities and fraternal associations, form an advocacy team, and conduct advocacy activities nationwide. The plan is now pre-announced as follows:
  
  I. Goals
  
  Through the implementation of the special food policies and regulations advocacy plan, we will further promote the scientific awareness of local regulatory authorities and enterprises, accurately understand the special food regulatory laws and regulations, further improve the food safety management capabilities of enterprises, and promote industrial development.
  
  II. Contents
  
  Health food, infant formula, formula food for special medical purposes and for infants, infant food supplements and other special diets. Advocacy activities will focus on product access, production and operation, monitoring and sampling, advertising and law enforcement, industrial development and other polices and regulations and standards (see attachment).
  
  III. Arrangements
  
  Through cooperation with local regulatory authorities and fraternal associations, the China Nutritional Health Food Association will invite experts from regulatory authorities and relevant industries to form an advocacy group. Advocacy activities will be held in various places, monthly from March to September, 1-2 days for each session.
  
  The venues for such activities will be in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei and other provinces or cities.
  
  The first session will be held in March, and the CNHFA will issue a separate notice on the specific content of the first session.
  
  IV. Target Audiences
  
  Special food safety supervisors of local government departments, senior managers of local special food production and operation enterprises, food safety personnel, and other relevant personnel.
  
  The activities are open to the public. Accommodation, meals, transportation, and other expenses are self-care except for registration fees.
  
  Contact: Hao Bin, 18510389182, Haob@cnhfa.org.cn
  
  Annex: Materials related to special food policies and regulations advocacy activities
  
  the China Nutritional Health Food Association
  
  March 1, 2019
  
  Materials related to special food policies and regulations advocacy activities (annex):
  
  I. Laws and regulations, and departmental policies
  
  1. Food Safety Law of the People's. Republic of China
  
  2. Interim Administrative Measures on Internet Advertising
  
  3. Administrative Measures on the Registration of Infant Formula Milk Powder Products
  
  4. Measures on the Administration of Health Food Registration and Record Filing (Order No. 22, CFDA)
  
  5. Measures on the Administration of Formulas for Special Medical Uses Registration (Order No. 24, CFDA)
  
  6. Administrative Measures on import and Export Food Safety
  
  7. Administrative Measures on Food Operation License
  
  8. Administrative Measures on Food Production License
  
  9. Administrative Measures on Food Safety Sampling Inspection
  
  10. Administrative Measures on Food Recall
  
  11. Investigating and Punishing Measures on Internet Food Safety Violations
  
  II. National policy orientation and industrial development
  
  1. Outline of the Healthy China 2030 Plan
  
  2. National Nutrition Plan (2017-2030)
  
  3. Development of the special food industry and other relevant industries
  
  III. Essential regulatory documents
  
  i. Food
  
  1. General Rules for Food Production License Review
  
  ii. Health food
  
  1. Notice on Printing and Distributing the Health Care Food Record Filling Guide (Trial) (No. 37, CFDA-SFM2017)
  
  2. Notice on Printing and Distributing the Rules for Health Food Production License Review (No. 139, CFDA-FD-3-2016)
  
  3. Announcement on the Publication of the Health Food Ingredients Catalogue-I and the Negligible Health Care Functional Claims List-I (No. 205, 2016)
  
  4. Rules for the Review and Approval of Health Food Registration (2016)
  
  5. CFDA’s Notice on Printing and Distributing the Rules for the Review of Health Food Production Licenses (No. 151, CFDA-FR-3-2016)
  
  6. Notice on the Relevant Issues Concerning Health Food Continuing Registration (Re-registration) (No. 163, 2016), Health Food Registration Application Service Guide (2016)
  
  7. Notice on the Relevant Matters Concerning the Transition of Health Food Registration Review and Approval Work (No. 172, 2016)
  
  8. CFDA’s Notice on Matters Concerning Health Food Record Filling (No. 16, 2017), Auxiliary Materials and Their Use Regulations (trial) and Production Process (trial) for Health Food Record Filing Products
  
  9. The General Office of the State Administration of Market Regulation issued a notice on the advertisement review of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, health food and special medical use formulas. (No. 87, CJG-2018)
  
  10. Notices, announcements, and reply letters regarding health food
  
  iii. Formula food for special medical purposes
  
  1. Items and Requirements for the Registration Application of Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes (Trial) (2017)
  
  2. Requirements for the Label and Manual Samples of Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes (Trial)
  
  3. Requirements for the Stability Test of Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes (Trial) (2017)
  
  4. On-site Review Points and Judgment Principles for Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes-registered Production Enterprises (Trial)
  
  5. Quality Management Practices for the Clinical Trial of Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes (Trial)
  
  6. CFDA’s Announcement on the Transition Period for the Registration and Management of Formula Food for Special Medical Uses (No. 119, 2016), Reply Letter of CFDA’s General Office on the Effective Date of the Registration Management Transition Period for Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes and Milk-based Powder Infant Formula (No. 466, 2017)
  
  7. Rules for the Review of Production Licenses for Formula Food for Special Medical Purposes
  
  iv. Formula food for infants
  
  1. Items and Requirements for Milk-based Powder Infant Formula Registration Application (Trial)
  
  2. On-site Review Points and Judgment Principles for Milk-based Powder Infant Formula (Trial)
  
  3. Technical Guidelines for the Registration Labels for Milk-based Powder Infant Formula (Trial)
  
  4. Rules for the Review of Production License of Milk-based Powder Infant Formula (2013)
  
  5. Notification, announcement and reply letters regarding formula food for infants
  
  v. Other special diet
  
  1. Rules for the Review of Production License for Infants and Children's Supplementary Foods (2017)
  
  IV. Fourth, national food safety standards
  
  1. Introduction of food related standards (mainly including GB 7718, GB 14880, GB 2760, GB 13432)
  
  2. Introduction to the standard series of formula food for special medical purposes (mainly including GB 25596, GB 29922, GB 29923) and progress in revision
  
  3. Introduction of infant formula (mainly including GB 10765, GB I0767, GB 23790) and progress in revision