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GACC Published Order No.58 for Imported Cold Chain Food

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On July 8, GACC published Order No.58 to optimize the epidemic prevention and control measures for imported cold chain food.

 

On July 8, GACC published Order No.58 to optimize the epidemic prevention and control measures for imported cold chain food. The announcement takes as follows:

 

1. The Customs conducts nucleic acid testing on imported cold chain food. Based on the test results, GACC will inspect the pollution prevention measures of the exporting country (region) according to the law to confirm whether its safety status complies with China's import requirements. Measures such as rectification within specified time limits, suspension of import and cancellation of registration would be taken for overseas food enterprises with problems in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.

 

2. Imported cold-chain foods that showed nucleic acid positive shall be handled by graded and classified disposal according to the relevant provisions of the guidelines issued by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council.

 

This Announcement will be implemented from the date of issuance, and the General Administration of Customs Announcement No. 103 [2020] will be repealed at the same time.