China: China Releases the Standard for Maximum Levels of Contaminants in Foods
On June 30, 2022, the National Health Commission (NHC) and the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR) released the National Food Safety Standard for Maximum Levels of Contaminants in Foods (GB 2762-2022), which will enter into force on June 30, 2023. This standard updates the 2017 regulation of the same name, published as GB 2762-2017. FAS published a translation of GB 2762-2017 on May 9, 2018 (see GAIN report CH18025). This report contains an unofficial translation of the final standard. Changes from the previous version of the standard are marked in red.