China Releases Revised Draft of New Food Safety Law

China put its first Food Safety Law into effect on Jun. 1, 2009. However, over the past 4 years, food safety issues are still abound. On Oct. 29, China’s Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) released a revised draft of the new Food Safety Law on its website, asking for public comments until Nov. 29. To submit comments, interested parties can visit: or directly email: U.S. – China Health Products Association has translated the relevant portions that are directed towards foreign imports and health products. To view the English translation, visit the association’s website here: The entirety of the original Chinese text, which consists of more than 20,000 characters, is available here: