From January 1, 2022, imported aquatic products have major advantages. For more information on export to China, please call SINOLOBEN, service Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The General Administration of Customs recently issued the interpretation of the measures of the people's Republic of China on the Administration of Import and Export Food Safety, in which there are major positive changes in the labelling of imported aquatic products. On January 1, 2022, after the implementation of the new administrative measures, "if imported aquatic products do not directly enter the domestic consumer market (including for processing raw materials and re-export), pallets, containers and transport cabins may be marked as independent packaging units."
In other words, imported aquatic products used for processing raw materials and re-export in the future have adopted simplified and convenient measures for affixing Chinese label information such as scientific names and production dates, and overseas production enterprises can save a lot of label production and additional sticking costs in packaging. release policy dividends to import and export enterprises.
The following is the original interpretation of imported food labels:
Article 30 the packaging, labels and labels of imported food shall comply with Chinese laws and regulations and national standards for food safety; if there should be instructions according to law, there shall also be instructions in Chinese.
For imported fresh frozen meat products, there shall be strong, clear and legible Chinese and English or Chinese and export country (region) marks on the internal and external packaging, indicating the following: country of origin (region), product name, registration number of production enterprise, production batch number. The specification, origin (specific to the state / province / city), destination, date of production, warranty period, storage temperature and other contents shall be marked in Chinese on the outer package, and the destination must be marked as the people's Republic of China. The official inspection and quarantine mark of the exporting country (region) shall be added.
For imported aquatic products, there shall be strong, clear and legible Chinese and English or Chinese and export country (region) characters on the internal and external packaging. Indicate the following: commodity name and scientific name, specification, date of production, batch number, shelf life and preservation conditions, mode of production (marine fishing area, freshwater fishing country or region, country or region where aquaculture products are located), name of all production and processing enterprises involved (including fishing vessels, processing vessels, transport vessels, independent cold storage), Registration number and address (specific to the state / province / city), must be marked with the destination of the people's Republic of China.
The Chinese labels of imported health food and special food must be printed on the minimum sales package and shall not be affixed.
If there are special provisions on the internal and external packaging of imported food, the relevant provisions shall be followed.
[Purpose of the article] this article is about the requirements for packaging, labelling and labelling of imported food.
[Interpretation] Article 97 of the Food Safety Law stipulates that imported prepackaged food shall have labels in Chinese; if there should be instructions in accordance with the law, there shall also be instructions in Chinese. Labels and instructions shall comply with the provisions of Chinese laws and administrative regulations and the requirements of national food safety standards, and state the origin of food and the name, address and contact information of domestic agents. Prepackaged food that does not have a Chinese label or instruction manual or that does not comply with the regulations shall not be imported.
The second and third paragraphs clearly define the requirements for the labeling and labeling of the internal and external packaging of imported fresh frozen meat and aquatic products.
Imported aquatic products that directly enter the domestic consumer market must be implemented item by item in accordance with the requirements of this Article.
If imported aquatic products do not directly enter the domestic consumer market (including as processing raw materials and re-export), pallets, containers and transport cabins may be marked as independent packaging units.
Transport vessels, fishing vessels and processing vessels refer to fishing vessels with freezing function.
The Chinese labels of imported health food and special food products that meet the requirements of Chinese laws and regulations and the definition of national food safety standards must be directly printed on the minimum sales package before entry, and shall not be affixed within the territory.
For further information about China's imports, please contact:
Ms. Linda Li
0086（0）21 3538 3306
As food importer & food distributor based in Frankfurt and Shanghai, Sinoloben Europa Trading GmbH helps client export to China and bring your food products to International Expo, e.g. China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import-themed expo. Transferred from the network, such as intrusion and deletion.