The report of the 19th CPC National Congress clearly st […]
The report of the 19th CPC National Congress clearly stated: “The implementation of a food safety strategy will enable the people to eat with confidence.” In the past year, in order to effectively protect the food safety of the people, governments at all levels and relevant departments have strictly implemented the “four strictest” requirements. Food safety related policies and regulations documents were successively issued, food safety standards were gradually phased out, and the level and capabilities of food safety supervision were further enhanced. In this issue, we have summarized and summarized the top ten keywords in the field of food regulation in 2017. Stay tuned.
1 Special Food Registration Management Division
In April 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration established the Department of Special Food Registration Management, marking the era of registration and management of health foods, infant formulas, and formula foods for special medical purposes.
After the special food registration management department was established, the special food registration work was on the fast track. In May 2017, the State Administration of Administration issued the "Technical Guiding Principles for Trial of Infant Formula Milk Formulation Labels (Trial)" and "Application Materials and Requirements for Infant Formula Milk Formulation Registration (Trial) (2017 Revision) 》, There is a "reference book" for formula registration of milk powder products. On August 3, 2017, the State General Administration of Agriculture announced the first batch of infant formula formulas registered for infant formula, and 89 formulas of 22 companies were registered. Up to now, over 900 infant formula formulae have been approved, and the registration on-site inspection work has also started.
In November 2017, the State Administration of Industry issued the first batch of registered catalogs for formula foods for special medical purposes. A total of 2 products and 3 products were approved.
Bi Zhenjia, president of the China Nutrition and Health Food Association, said: “In 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration will comprehensively promote the review of special food review, approval and approval systems, and strengthen the registration and supervision of special foods. With the implementation of the country's macro strategy, China’s special food industry will The crucial period for entering the reform and development is also a period of promising strategic opportunities."
2 Health Food Registration System
In January 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration issued the “Catalogue of Raw Materials for Health Foods (1)” and “Catalogue of Health Function Permits for Health Food Claims (1)” to lay the foundation for further implementation of the health food filing system. On April 28, 2017, the State Administration of Administration issued the “Opinions on Further Strengthening the Supervision of Health Food (Draft for Solicitation of Comments)” and the “Guide to the Registration of Health Food (Trial)”, and the work on the registration of health foods was launched. On May 1st, 2017, the State General Administration of Health Food Registration System was officially put into operation. It successfully implemented procedures such as on-site filing, automatic generation of key technical data, and the establishment of a standard library. It also had an electronic document filing function. As a result, our country has gradually formed a new pattern of “healthy food supervision” with “the majority of filings and a few registered approvals”.
Fan Hongping, deputy director of the National Food and Drug Administration's Health Food Evaluation Center, said: "The health food registration system will help reduce the cost of entering the market and improve the efficiency of review and approval."
3 Electronic licensing of administrative license
On November 21, 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration issued the Order No. 37 to amend some of the regulations. Among them, for the “Measures for the Management of Food Production Libraries” promulgated on August 31, 2015, Article 62 was added: “The e-Cert for food production produced by the Food and Drug Supervision and Administration Department is equivalent to the printed food production permit. "The effectiveness"; for the “Measures for the Management of Food Business Licenses” promulgated on August 31, 2015, an article 56 was added: “The e-Cert for food business licenses produced by the Food and Drug Supervision and Administration Department is equivalent to the printed food business license. legal validity". So far, the legal effectiveness of the electronic license for food production licenses that were piloted in some provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities), such as Liaoning, has been clearly defined since 2014.
It is reported that from 2018 onwards, the State Administration will carry out pilot effectiveness evaluations in certain demonstration areas determined by the 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) and the Food and Drug Administration of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. The steps will be taken to promote the electronic approval of food and drug administrative licenses.
Xiao Pinghui, a researcher of food safety law at the Guangzhou University of Law School of Law: “The e-Cert is an inevitable trend in the development of the mobile Internet era license. Compared with traditional certificates, electronic certificates are faster, more convenient, more economical, more transparent, and more secure. Food and drug regulatory authorities are actively developing the trend of Internet thinking in their work, and the deep digitalization of administrative licenses is of positive significance, from the initiation of licensing, to the issuance of certificates, and to the electronic supervision of post-certification supervision, this set of optimized 'combination punches' is very suitable. The State Department’s 'dispensing the service' requirements and the 'Internet+' spirit."
4 False publicity
In February 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration issued the “Measures for Investigation and Prosecution of Food Safety Fraud” (Draft for Soliciting Opinions), requiring organizations and individuals to fabricate, disseminate, and disseminate false food safety information, which constitutes a violation of public security management practices and should be transferred to public security agencies. Dealing with the law.
In July 2017, 9 departments such as the State Council Food Safety Office jointly issued the “Food and Health Food Fraud and False Propaganda Remediation Plan” and formally launched the nationwide rectification work; in September, 9 departments such as the State Council’s Food Safety Office jointly convened a nationwide video-telephone conference. The mobilization and deployment of this work; in November, the State Administration of China issued the “Implementation Plan for Food and Health Food Fraud and False Publicity and Remediation Work” and held a national work promotion meeting to further promote the implementation of the rectification. Localities attach great importance to the fraud and false promotion of food and health foods. The food and drug regulatory authorities at all levels, in conjunction with practical innovations and methods of work, comprehensively launched sampling inspections of key foods and health foods, focused on investigating and handling illegal cases, and conducted various forms of propaganda and guidance. The organization was organized, linked up and down, and managed steadily. The rectification work achieved initial results.
Sun Meijun, deputy director of the State Food and Drug Administration, said: “The false publicity and consumer fraud in the food and health food field are disgusted by the people. The rectification work is to combine the power of the department, the network of the whole nation, and to eliminate false damages and solve people’s pains. , to enhance people's sense of well-being, sense of gain and sense of security."
5 Internet catering management methods
In November 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration issued the "Administrative Measures on Food Safety Supervision and Management of Internet Catering Services" (hereinafter referred to as the "Measures"), which will take effect on January 1, 2018. The "Measures" stipulates the principle of "consistent online, offline and offline". Food and beverage products sold on the Internet must be consistent with the quality and safety of food and beverage products sold in physical stores, and must not exceed the scope of business. The "Measures" also set forth clear requirements for the obligations of the platform and catering service providers, food delivery personnel and delivery procedures, and the implementation of food safety monitoring of Internet catering services.
Chen Wei, an inspector general of the Legal Affairs Department of the State Food and Drug Administration, stated that “China is the first country in the world to specify the obligations of third-party food trading platforms and corresponding legal responsibilities in the Food Safety Law, and it is also the first country to formulate a The countries of the scheme have issued the 'Chinese Voice' in the field of global network food governance."
6 Food safety rumors governance
In July 2017, 10 departments including the Food Safety Office of the State Council jointly issued the “Notice on Strengthening the Prevention, Control, and Control of Food Safety Rumors”, further clarifying the responsibility of each department, and building a rapid response, coordination, rumors, and severe punishment. The long-term mechanism has formed a good mechanism for joint collaboration among departments. In 2017, through multiple joint efforts to punish and jointly punish each other, a long-term normal mechanism for joint prevention and control was formed, and online food and drug rumors management achieved results.
In 2017, SEPA detected and disposed of food safety rumor such as “plastic seaweed” and “combustible fan” in a timely manner through public opinion monitoring and follow-up analysis and evaluation. At present, it is basically possible to criticize the food rumors that have been rekindled in the past 24 hours. In addition, the State Administration of State has also explored and conducted "preventive rumors." Through summarizing cases of rumors over the years, it has grasped the "hot spots" in the field of food and drug safety that are prone to cyber rumours. Preventive rumors have been developed in advance so that scientific knowledge runs ahead of rumours. The suppression of rumors from the source has yielded very good results.
Yan Jiangyao, Director of the News and Publicity Department of the State Food and Drug Administration, said: “The rumor that the government administers the food and drug safety network is difficult for the government to eradicate, and it is urgent for governments, enterprises, media, and research institutions to make joint efforts.”
7 Shuangan Double Creation
In June 2017, the State Council Food Safety Office named the first batch of 15 national food safety demonstration cities. Since the launch of the National Food Safety Demonstration City and the National Agro-Industry Quality and Safety County ("Shuang'an Double Creation") in 2014, the national food safety demonstration pilot has expanded from the first 15 cities to 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities). , 67 cities. Under the constant efforts of various localities, the "Shuang'an Double Creations" work has achieved initial results. The satisfaction of food safety among the people in various pilot cities has been increasing. The creation of activities has become a “practical field” that breaks through regulatory issues and a “propeller” that raises the level of supervision. Cities that participate in creating activities have become the “leaders” in ensuring food safety.
On December 25, 2017, the State Council’s Food Safety Office issued the “National Food Safety Model City Standard (Revised Edition)” (hereinafter referred to as the “Standard”). According to the “Standards”, the National Food Safety Demonstration City Standard relates to the continued good state of food safety, the fulfillment of the responsibility of the party and the government, the effective control of food safety at the source, the strict implementation of process supervision, the severe crackdown on illegal crimes, the full implementation of corporate responsibility, and social governance. The pattern has basically formed a total of 48 sections in 7 areas, which are divided into 5 items of veto items, 19 items of key items, 22 items of basic items, 9 items of encouragement items, and 1 item of individual addition items.
Wang Xiaodong, deputy secretary and governor of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee, said: “'Shuang'an Double Creation' is a very powerful and important guarantee for food safety work. To vigorously implement the food safety strategy, 'Shuang'an Double Creation' must be promoted in depth and breadth. Depth means that the standards are high, quality is high, results are good, the people have deep feelings, and people's longing for a better life is satisfied; breadth refers to the comprehensive development of food safety on the basis of summarizing past experience of pilots. Let the achievements of 'Shuang'an Double Creation' benefit the people."
8 "Three small" governance
On November 30, 2017, the Legal Affairs Division of the State Food and Drug Administration held a symposium on local food safety “Three Smalls” legislation in Beijing. The meeting affirmed the achievements of the "three small" legislation on food safety, and at the same time asked the provinces that have not introduced the "three small" legislation for local food safety to accelerate the progress of the legislative process. Up to now, 27 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) have issued local food safety “three small” regulations. It is learned that in the future, the State Administration of State will continue to strengthen guidance on local food safety “three small” legislative work and strive to achieve the “three minimums” of local food safety legislation by provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) before the end of 2018.
Zhang Jing, Director of the Department of Food Safety Supervision at the State Food and Drug Administration, "Issued to urge all localities to promote the establishment of the 'three small' legislation and supervision system, make thorough investigations, establish supervision accounts, implement dynamic management, and promote the implementation of negative list management. Promote the application for production licenses through standardization promotion."
9 Bright kitchen
In February 2017, the State Council issued the “National Food Safety Plan for the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan”; in April, the General Office of the State Council promulgated the “2017 Key Food Safety Arrangements”, both of which proposed to vigorously promote the implementation of the “Food Service Unit”. The "kitchen bright stove" marks the full promotion of the "Ming kitchen bright stove" project launched in 2014. On December 27, 2017, the State Administration of Administration issued the “Measures for the Management of the Bright Spots of the Restaurant Service (Consultation Draft)” for the public to solicit opinions.
Xiao Xiaoyuan, Director of Food Safety Supervision and Administration Division II of the State Food and Drug Administration, said: “The advocacy of Mingchuliangzao” is the goal of the National Food and Drug Administration to protect people’s food safety in recent years. The "Food Safety Law" is the main line and implements the requirements of the "four strictest" and "four-two-plus-responsibility" regulations. It is an important reform and innovation in the supervision methods and methods of the food and beverage sector. It is necessary to promote the quality and efficiency of Mingchu Bright Kitchen. As an important policy for the supervision of innovative catering links."
10 Product traceability
In January 2016, the General Office of the State Council issued the Opinions on Accelerating the Construction of the Traceability System of Important Products, and the edible agricultural products and foods were included in the retrospective list of eight important products. On April 1, 2017, the State Food and Drug Administration issued the “Regulations on Establishing a Food Safety Traceability System for Food Production and Marketing Enterprises,” and provided complete and systematic guidance for food production and marketing companies to establish a food safety traceability system.
Wang Jun, an expert of the Food Safety Committee of the China Chain Store & Franchise Association, said: "The "Regulations on Establishing a Food Safety Traceability System for Food Production and Marketing Enterprises" systematically and completely expounded the framework for the establishment of a traceability system for food production and operation enterprises and faithfully reflected the new revision " The requirements of the traceability system in the Food Safety Law are easy to understand and operate.”