Friday, October 20, 2017
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
   

TOP NEWS

Regulators in China urge government to restructure food supervisory system
Tuesday, 05 March, 2013, 08 : 00 AM [IST]
fiogf49gjkf0d
Regulators and others in China have urged the government to restructure the country's food supervisory system to regain customer confidence as Hong Kong's newly-adopted purchase ban on baby formula refueled the public's concerns over food safety.

According to a report by Xinhua, Zhu Lieyu, a deputy to the National People's Congress, said on Sunday that China's food monitoring system should be streamlined as the system is fractured and has many loopholes.
China's current food safety system involves at least five departments, including health, agriculture, quality supervision, industry and commerce administration, and food and drug supervision. Insufficient communication and coordination among those agencies often resulted in low work efficiency and supervision loopholes.

A string of food safety scandals, particularly the one in 2008 when the melamine-tainted baby formula caused the deaths of at least six infants and sickened 300,000 others, have crippled customer confidence.
The Chinese government has taken a slew of measures to intensify supervision and management of the food industry since 2008.

The State Council issued a regulation in July 2012 with aims to improve benchmark mechanisms, technical support for food safety, and the food industry's overall performance in the area over the next five years.
 
Print Article Back FNB News Twitter
Post Your commentsPost Your Comment
* Name :    
* Email :    
  Website :  
Comments :  
   
 

 
 
Food and Beverage News ePaper
 
 
 
 
 
Advertise Here
 
 
Interview
“Grain chiller effective post-harvest tool,” says Grain Technik’s Khanna
Past News...
 
FORTHCOMING EVENTS
 

FNB NEWS SPECIALS
 
Overview
Packaged wheat flour market growth 19% CAGR; may reach Rs 7500 cr: Ikon
Past News...
 
Advertise Here
 
Advertise Here
 
Recipe for Success
Ability to connect dots great strength, says consultant Munshaw Ghildiyal
Past News...



Home | About Us | Contact Us | Feedback | Disclaimer
Copyright © Food And Beverage News. All rights reserved.
Designed & Maintained by Saffron Media Pvt Ltd