19 National Food Safety Standards (GB) will Come into Force in December

On June 22, 2018, the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China (NHC) issued 27 national food safety standards (GB), including 5 food additive standards, 11 food nutrition enhancer standards, 7 product standards and 4 hygiene standards. Among them, 19 national food safety standards will come into force this year, and the implementation date is December 21, 2018. The other 8 standards will be implemented in 2019 as well.

Relevant enterprises should pay close attention to the implementation time of the relevant standards and the changes in standards, and timely adapt to the requirements of the new standards to avoid unnecessary losses.

S.N.

Standard

Implementation Time

Replaced Standard

1

GB 1886.297-2018 Food additive Polyoxypropylene glycerol ether (GP)

2018-12-21

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2

GB 1886.298-2018 Food additive Polyoxypropylene oxyethylene glycolether (GPE)

2018-12-21

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3

GB 1886.299-2018 Food additive Ice structuring protein

2018-12-21

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4

GB 1886.300-2018 Food additive Ion exchange resins

2018-12-21

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5

GB 1886.301-2018 Food additive Galactomannan

2018-12-21

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6

GB 1903.28-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Selenoprotein

2018-12-21

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7

GB 1903.29-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Magnesium gluconate

2018-12-21

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8

GB 1903.31-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Retinyl acetate (acetate vitamin A)

2018-12-21

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9

GB 1903.32-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Sodium D-pantothenate

2018-12-21

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10

GB 1903.34-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Zinc chloride

2018-12-21

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11

GB 1903.35-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Zinc acetate

2018-12-21

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12

GB 1903.36-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Choline chloride

2018-12-21

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13

GB 1903.37-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Ferric citrate

2018-12-21

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14

GB 1903.38-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Ferrous succinate

2018-12-21

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15

GB 1903.39-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Algae iodate

2018-12-21

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16

GB 1903.41-2018 Food nutrition enhancer Potassium gluconate

2018-12-21

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17

GB 2716-2018 Vegetable oil

2018-12-21

GB 2716-2005;

GB 7102.1-2003

18

GB 25595-2018 Lactose

2018-12-21

GB 25595-2010

19

GB 31645-2018 Collagen peptide

2018-12-21

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20

GB 8537-2018 Drinking natural mineral water

2019-06-21

GB 8537-2008

21

GB 19304-2018 Hygienic specifications for the production of packaged drinking water

2019-06-21

GB 19304-2003;

GB 16330-1996

22

GB 31646-2018 Hygienic specifications for production and operation of quick-frozen food

2019-06-21

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23

GB 31647-2018 General hygienic specifications for production of food additives

2019-06-21

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24

GB 2717-2018 Soy sauce

2019-12-21

GB 2717-2003

25

GB 2719-2018 Vinegar

2019-12-21

GB 2719-2003

26

GB 8953-2018 Hygienic specifications for production of soy sauce

2019-12-21

GB 8953-1988

27

GB 31644-2018 Compound seasoning

2019-12-21

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Reference:

NHC Released 27 National Food Safety Standards