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Jan 04, 2019

On November 13th, the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR)issued a sampling notice. The General Administration of the People's Republic of China recently conducted random inspections on 11 batches of special dietary foods from 6 enterprises in 4 provinces. One batch of infant food supplements failed to pass the sampling test, and the others were all qualified.

1.Unqualified product situation:

A batch of fruit and wheat flour infant food supplements with the trademark "momo", the origin of the product in Taiwan, China, the sodium detection value in the sampling is lower than the labeled amount “80% of the value” indicated on the product packaging label.

2.Unqualified analysis:

According to GB10769 National food safety standard Cereal-based complementary foods for infants and young children: sodium content ≤ 24.0mg/100kJ, the label value in this product is 6.09mg/10kJ, in line with product standards.

In the actual sampling process, the actual detection value of sodium for the product is 3.09mg/100kJ, which is lower than the labeled amount 80% of the product label value, which violates the GB13432 (National Food Safety Standard Prepackaged Special Dietary Food Label) section 4.3. 3 The actual content of energy and nutrients should not be less than 80% of the indicated value and should meet the requirements of the corresponding product standards.

3.Sampling inspection of unqualified products:

The food production enterprises and importers are enforced to trace their flow of products, recall unqualified products, analyze the reasons for rectification, and immediately take measures such as taking off the shelves and stopping sales to control the risks.

Press release: link

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