China GAIN Report Number: CH 15064

China GAIN Report Number: CH 15064

Date: 12/18/2015
This Report Contains Assessments of Commodity and Trade Issues Made by USDA Staff and not Necessarily Statements of Official U.S. Government Policy.
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Post: AQSIQ Revised-Implementation Catalogue for Registration Under Decree 145
Report Categories: Policy and Program Announcements  ●  Prepared By: Ma Jie  ●  Approved By: Jennifer Clever
Report Highlights:

On November 26, 2015, AQSIQ released the revised “Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food” (AQSIQ Public Notice [2015] No. 138), which is the implementing catalogue of products for the AQSIQ Decree 145 for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food. The revised Catalogue removes colostrum from the dairy category and adds lactose. In addition, the Catalogue now includes cabilose (edible bird nest). This report provides unofficial translation of the AQSIQ Public Notice [2015] No.138.

On November 26, 2015, AQSIQ released the revised “Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food” (AQSIQ Public Notice [2015] No. 138), which is the implementing catalogue of products for the AQSIQ Decree 145 for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food. In comparison to the last Implementing Catalogue (AQSIQ Public Notice [2012] No.73), the current Catalogue presents the following changes:

  • Dairy: removed colostrum;
  • Dairy: added lactose;
  • Added the category of cabilose, or edible bird nest.

The catalogue comes into effect immediately, while registration of cabilose manufacturers will be implemented on January 1, 2016. This report provides unofficial translation of the AQSIQ Public Notice [2015] No.138.

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AQSIQ Notice Concerning Updating the “Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food” [2015] No. 138

Pursuant to the Food Safety Law and its implementation rules, Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection and its implementation rules, and the Administrative Measures for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food (AQSIQ Decree 145), we are issuing this public notice for updating the “Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food”. Foreign food producers covered in the Catalogue could export their products to China only when the establishments are registered (with CNCA). Registration of the foreign producers of the imported cubilose (bird’s nest) will be implemented on January 1, 2016.

Attachment: Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food
November 26, 2015 (The document is released to the public)

Implementation Catalogue for Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food

No. Name Definition Note
01 Meat Any edible part of slaughtered animals Including body, organ, byproduct, and products produced from the above materials, exclusive of tinned food.
02 Seafood products Edible aquatic animal/plant products and products made thereof
Aquatic-animal-products
Aquatic animal products and products made from aquatic animals, including jelly fish, mollusk, crustacean, echinoderm, cephalochorda, fish, amphibious, reptile, aquatic mammal; ocean plants and products made from the ocean plants, such as seaweed. The catalogue does not include live aquatic animals, plants and animal breeding material.
03 Dairy Dairy products include raw milk and milk products. Raw milk refers to natural milk without any change of component that is milked from udders of healthy dairy stocks that comply with relevant regulations by Chinese government. Colostrums, milk produced during antibiotics using period and withdrawal period, and alterative milk shall not be used as raw milk. Dairy products refer to foods use milk (including raw milk, reconstituted milk or other sterilized liquid milk) as main ingredient.
milk-and-cheese-products
Sterilized milk
  • Pasteurized milk
  • Sterilized milk
  • Modified milk
  • Other sterilized milk, like non-heating treatment membrane filtration, super high-pressure sterilization etc.
Fermented milk
  • Fermented milk (yoghurt)
  • Flavored fermented milk (flavored yoghurt)
Milk powder
  • Whole milk powder
  • Partly skimmed milk
  • Sweetened whole milk powder
  • Skimmed milk powder
  • Formulated milk powder (whole, skimmed)
  • Formulated milk powder
  • Nutrition fortified formulated milk powder
  • Other milk powder
Butter

 

  • Butter
  • Cream
  • Other cream
Condensed milk

 

  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Sugar free condensed milk
  • Other condensed milk
Cheese
  • Cheese
  • Hard cheese
  • Other cheese
Whey powder
  • Demineralized whey powder
  • Whey powder
  • Whey protein concentrate
  • Other whey powder
Dairy based formula foods for infants and Young children
  • Dairy based infant formula
  • Dairy based older infants and young children formula
Other milk and milk products Lactose, casein, other dairy products
04 Cubilose products Cubilose and its products formed by salivary secretions of swallow, including aerodramus fuciphogus and aerodramus maximus, with dirt and feather removed and suitable for human consumption Edible cubilose Cubilose products after sorting, water soaking, cleansing, feather removal, re-forming, drying with heat, re-packaging, such as cubilose bow, bar, cake, fragments, etc. Cubilose stewed with rock sugar is not included.
Cubilose products Canned, bottled cubilose products, such as cubilose stewed with rock sugar.

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