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Japan's Regulation of Food Contact Materials - A Step Closer to the New Positive List System

USA, Japan - February 25 2019 In furtherance of its goal to develop a formal "Positive List" (PL) system for food-contact materials,1 the Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSCJ)...

David J. Ettinger, George G. Misko, Mitzi Ng Clark.

Asian Regulatory Matters: Taiwan Publishes New Chemical Control Law

USA - January 23 2019 The new Act expanded the original five chapters and 44 articles to eight chapters and 75 articles. As its name suggests, the biggest change in the new...

David J. Ettinger, Chen Hu, Eric Gu.

China's National People's Congress Passes Reshuffle Plan to Establish New Food and Food-Related Agencies

China - March 22 2018 On March 17, 2018, only five years after China implemented major changes to its food regulatory regime, China's existing food Agencies have been...

David J. Ettinger, Jenny Xin Li, Eric Gu, Yin Dai.

Breaking News: Two Key China Food Packaging Standards Now Take Effect

China - October 20 2017 After much time and effort spent by China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) updating and revising various food packaging...

David J. Ettinger, Chen Hu.

All Wrapped Up: China Finalizes Long-Awaited Standards for Food Packaging

OECD, China - November 18 2016 Today, the Chinese authorities put the finishing strokes on a major overhaul of its food packaging regulations. On November 18, 2016, China's National...

David J. Ettinger, Chen Hu.