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What must and cannot be labeled on food labels

Dec 12, 2019

What must and cannot be labeled on food labels

Contents that must be marked in food labels: those that have been proved by medical clinic to be harmful to special groups; Having been treated with ionizing radiation or ionizing energy; Those that are genetically modified food or contain legally prescribed genetically modified raw materials; Other explanations in Chinese should be marked in accordance with laws, regulations and national standards.

Food labels shall not indicate the following contents: non-health food that explicitly or implicitly has a health function; Describing or presenting food in a deceptive or misleading manner; The additional product description cannot verify its basis; The writing or design does not respect the customs of an ethnic group and contains discriminatory descriptions; Using the national flag, national emblem or renminbi for marking; Contents prohibited by other laws, regulations, and standards.