Case Study: Food safety supported by accreditation in China

Food safety supported by accreditation in China

The Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China (adopted at the 7th Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC on February 28, 2009 and revised at the 14th Session of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC on April 24, 2015) states that the food inspection agency engaging in food inspection activities shall obtain qualification approval in accordance with relevant provisions of certification and accreditation, except as otherwise provided by law.

Further details can be found on the National People’s Congress website.

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