Food Safety and Standard Authority of India Notifies of Revised “General Standards for Milk and Milk Products”

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Nov 17, 2017

In this regulation Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Thirteenth Amendment Regulations, 2017 as well as Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) First Amendment Regulations, 2017 regarding restrictions on sale of cream will come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. Food business operators must comply with all the provisions in these regulations by July 1, 2018.

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Topics: India, Infant Formula, milk products, Dairy products and analogue

Consultation on Labeling and Advertising for Infant Formula

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Nov 2, 2017

On May 10, 2017, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) released an inquiry result to understand the reasons for the significant increase in the prices of formula milk in Singapore in recent years.

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Topics: Singapore, Infant Formula, Health Claims, breast milk

CFDA Releases 14 lists of Infant Formula Milk Powder Registration Information

Posted by Lifan Luo on Sep 6, 2017

On June 6, 2016, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) promulgated the formal version of the Administrative Measures on Product Formula Registration of Infant Formula Milk Powder, which came into force on October 1, 2016.

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Topics: Infant Formula, infant formula milk powder, milk powder registration

Singapore Updates Infant Formula Labelling Rules

Posted by Yashna Wadher on Jul 5, 2017

On June 15, 2017, Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) published the second amendment document “Food (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2017”, which amends two clauses of infant formula labelling and has become effective immediately.

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Topics: Singapore, Infant Formula

China Authorities Carry Out Additional Checks on Infant Formula Labels

Posted by Annie He on Dec 16, 2016

Chinese authorities have recently identified that a significant number of infant formula powder labels are in violation of food safety laws and regulations. This finding has been identified during routine food safety inspections done by local food and drug regulatory authorities. Key incompliances identified include product name, label content, ingredient content and function claims.

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Topics: China, Infant Formula

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