China: Draft Standard for Infant Formula Manufacturing

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2021-0148

On November 17, 2021, China notified the National Food Safety Standard: Good Manufacturing Practice for Powdered Infant Formula (GB23790-xxxx) to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1159/Add.2. This Draft Standard will replace the existing National Food Safety Standard: Good Manufacturing Practice for Powdered Infant Formula Food (GB23790-2010). Comments on the measure may be submitted to China’s SPS Enquiry Point (sps@customs.gov.cn) by January 16, 2022. There is currently no published date for implementation of the final standard. This report contains an unofficial English translation of the draft standard.

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