The State Administration of market supervision requires the public to pay attention to the warning words of health food to make the public more aware of consumption
release date: Source: China market supervision report no.
recently, the State Administration of Market Supervision issued the guide to the warning words of health food labeling, Health food producers and operators are required to prominently mark "health food is not a drug and cannot replace drugs to treat diseases" in the special area of the label
it is reported that the release and implementation of the guide aims to further strengthen the supervision of health food, make enterprises solemnly declare, let the public understand consumption, and make health food not medicine popular. Curb criminals from falsely exaggerating the efficacy of health food and falsely publicizing the disease treatment function, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of consumers. Putting warnings on health food labels is an important part of the clean-up and rectification action of the health food industry, which is conducive to strengthening the main body of enterprises, building a strong sense of integrity and self-discipline, and showing a responsible attitude towards consumers; It is conducive to restricting the "structural foam" structure of businesses, which can use all kinds of materials, including plastic and synthetic materials, so that they can be sold in good faith and earn money well; It is conducive to protecting consumers' right to know and making consumption choices more rational
the guide requires that the warning phrase area of "health food is not a drug and cannot replace drugs to treat diseases" should be located on the main display panel of the smallest sales package (container), and the area should not be less than 20% of its surface, which should be printed in boldface
the guide requires that the shelf life be clearly marked on the prominent position of the health food label in the way of "shelf life to XX, XX, XXXX", so that the shelf life is clear at a glance, convenient for consumers to choose and purchase, and strictly perform the business entity
the guide also reminds consumers that when purchasing health food, they should recognize the health food logo (small blue hat) and the approval number of health food on the product package, and pay attention to the requirements and taboos of the label instructions. At the same time, we should go to regular shopping malls, supermarkets, pharmacies and other business units to buy health food, and ask for invoices or sales vouchers. When ordering the universal material testing machine for the purchased health food, it is necessary to communicate with the manufacturer's technical department in advance. If you have doubts about the quality and safety of good products, or encounter exaggeration of the efficacy of health food and publicity of disease treatment function, you should call 12315 in time to complain and report
the relevant person in charge of the State Administration of market supervision said that to control the false publicity of health food and maintain the health of the people, it requires enterprises to exercise self-discipline and abide by the bottom line. It requires the regulatory authorities to continue to work hard for a long time, crack down on all kinds of illegal and criminal acts with a "zero tolerance" attitude, and implement the decision and deployment of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on food safety in the spirit of "nailing nails"
the guidelines will be officially implemented from January 1, 2020. In the next step, the State Administration of market supervision will point out that it is not allowed to distort the test pieces, guide market supervision and management departments at all levels to strengthen the publicity and implementation of the guide, guide health food production and operation enterprises to standardize the labeling, strictly control health food, crack down on false publicity, purify the health food market, and escort the health of the people