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General Administration of Market Supervision: Processed foods should use as few or as few additives as possible

2020-01-05
China News Service, September 10th According to the website of the State Administration of Market Supervision, the State Administration of Market Supervision has recently issued the "Guiding Opinions on Regulating the Use of Food Additives." The "Opinions" requires that food producers and operators should use as few or as few food additives as possible in the production of processed foods. Actively implement actions to reduce salt, oil and sugar.
The "Opinions" clearly states that food producers and operators should formulate product standards or determine product formulas for processed and processed foods, in accordance with the food additive use principles and permitted foods specified in the "National Food Safety Standard Food Additive Use Standards" (GB 2760). Types of additives, scope of use, and maximum use or residue, standardize the use of food additives.

The "Opinions" requires that food producers and operators should strengthen the control of production, processing and production processes, equip with measuring instruments that meet the requirements, and be responsible for feeding materials, accurately weigh the food additives, and do a good job of weighing and feeding records to ensure that the use of food additives is consistent. Product standard or product formula.

The "Opinions" mentioned that if food manufacturers and operators use compound food additives in the production of processed foods, they should confirm and calculate the actual names and contents of each single variety of food additives contained in the compound food additives to ensure that the food contains food Additives meet the standards for the use of food additives. Food producers and operators shall strengthen the control and inspection of food raw and auxiliary materials, and consolidate the calculation of the food additives brought into the food raw and auxiliary materials to prevent the excessive use of food additives caused by the introduction of raw and auxiliary materials.

The Opinions emphasize that food producers and operators should use as little or no food additives when producing processed foods. Actively implement actions to reduce salt, oil and sugar. Scientifically reduce the sucrose content in processed foods, and advocate the use of natural sweet substances and sweeteners allowed by food safety standards to replace sucrose. Local market supervision authorities shall urge food producers and operators to implement the requirements set out in this Opinion, strictly use food additives in accordance with this Opinion and the standards for the use of food additives, and prevent the use of food additives beyond their limits and limits.

Local market supervision departments shall strengthen supervision and inspection and sampling inspections, focusing on inspection of product standards or product formulas, procurement management and use of raw materials, food additives, product inspection and labeling, etc., and severely investigate and punish those who use food additives beyond their limits and limits. Illegal behavior.