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July 9, 2020Patricia Iscaro

On 11 June 2020 France issued a new law requiring additional transparency of information for agricultural and food products. France's Consumer Code is amended to reflect these changes. Verisk 3E Review Law 2020-699 of 10 June 2020 on the transparency of information on agricultural and food products amends France's Consumer...

November 30, 2018Alan Johnson

The Verisk 3E Team recently attended Product Stewardship 2018 sponsored by the Product Stewardship Society. This year’s conference brought the best and brightest minds in product stewardship to Washington, D.C. to speak about new trends, regulations and corporate sustainability issues affecting the field. The opening keynote was given by Charles...

May 9, 2018

The State Administration of Market Regulation of China issued the Analysis of Data Collected from Food Safety Inspections Conducted during the First Quarter of 2018 (2018年第一季度食品安全监督抽检情况分析) (the Data Analysis) on 28 April 2018. The Data Analysis does not have any direct regulatory impact on private industry. Instead, it summarizes the...

April 25, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued three proposals to seek public comments on approving one new food additive and expanding the usage scopes for a total of five food additives that are currently permitted for use in China. These Proposals were issued on 10 April...

April 10, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan issued the Amendments of the Regulations on Nutrition Labeling for Prepackaged Food Products (修正「包裝食品營養標示應遵行事項」) (the Amendments) on 31 March 2018. The Amendments revise various requirements for nutrition labels for prepackaged food products and became effective immediately. Verisk 3E Review Compared to the...

March 19, 2018Xiaolu Wang

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published the Invite for Response to the Proposed Amendments to the Implementation Rules for the Regulation on the Administration of Chemicals Subject to Supervision and Control (公开征求对《中华人民共和国监控化学品管理条例》实施细则(修订征求意见稿)的意见) on 13 March 2018. The proposed amendments further detail the procedures and timelines for the...

March 14, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The China Food and Drug Administration and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued the Regulation on Imposing Penalties against Violations of Food and Drug Related Regulations on Individual Violators (严格落实食品药品违法行为处罚到人的规定) (the Regulation) on 24 January 2018. The Regulation reiterates that penalties against violations of food and drug related legislation...

February 28, 2018Jomarie Garcia

Health Canada issued on 10 February 2018 a proposed rule to require front-of-package (FOP) labeling of prepackaged products under the Food and Drugs Regulations (FDR) .

February 27, 2018Xiaolu Wang

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) jointly issued a total of 11 Environmental Protection Control Standards for Imported Solid Wastes as Raw Materials on 6 February 2018.

February 14, 2018Nhat Nguyen

Following an earlier announcement on 2 February 2018, the Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) published a new decree on 5 February 2018 on food safety entitled Decree 15/2018/ND-CP Guidance on the Implementation of a Few Articles of the Food Safety Law .