Date: Jan 19, 2018
Last month, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) released the first draft National Food Safety Standard for the Use of Food Additives (GB 2760) to revise and update its current version issued in 2014. The draft Standard amends the use of some food additives to reflect the latest regulatory developments at home and abroad.
The draft Standard made the following substantive changes relating to the use of food additives in food:
We will provide further updates as the draft GB-2760 Standard develops. In the meantime, should you have any questions regarding food and food additive regulations in China, please do not hesitate to contact David Ettinger (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jenny Li (email@example.com) or Yin Dai (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Keller and Heckman's Shanghai Representative Office.
 In terms of the Chinese Food Safety National Standard for the Labeling of Prepackaged Food (GB 7718-2011), a food additive may be declared by any of the three ways on the package of a food: a) specific name of the food additive; b) functional class of the food additive together with its specific name of the food additive; or c) functional class of the food additive together with its INS number.