Xinhuanet Beijing April 24 (Reporter Zhou Tingyu) The reporter learned from the Office of the Food Safety Committee of the State Council on the 24th that the State Council's Food Safety Office and other nine departments jointly issued an announcement recently, demanding severe crackdown on illegal food additions and strict regulation of food additive production and operation. .
The nine departments require that the production and operation units of food (including edible agricultural products) must operate in good faith, strictly implement food safety laws and regulations and relevant standards, and earnestly fulfill the main responsibility of food safety. It is strictly forbidden to use all kinds of illegal additives and regulate the use of food additives. Investigate and rectify food safety hazards to ensure product quality and safety.
The nine departments stressed that it is strictly forbidden for any unit or individual to use any chemical substances other than food additives and other substances that may endanger human health in food production and operation. It is strictly forbidden to use illegal drugs or other possibilities in the cultivation, breeding, processing, acquisition and transportation of agricultural products. A substance that is harmful to human health. For those who deliberately add illegally, the relevant licenses shall be revoked, their illegal income and related articles used for illegal production and operation shall be confiscated according to law, and they shall be required to compensate for the harm caused and shall be investigated for criminal responsibility according to law.
The nine departments clearly pointed out that the main owners and the main responsible persons of the underground factory owners and the main illegal sales personnel who produce and sell illegal additives, as well as the units that use the illegal additives to produce food, should be transferred to the judicial organs to punish them according to law.
The nine departments stressed that it is strictly forbidden to illegally manufacture non-edible substances that may be used in foods announced by the state, and substances that are prohibited from being used in feed and drinking water; the production unit must indicate on the product label that “for food and feed processing is strictly prohibited”. And establish sales account, implement real-name purchase and sale system, and strictly prohibit sales to food and feed production and business units.
At the same time, the Nine Departments pointed out that it is strictly forbidden to produce, sell or use food additives that do not meet the national food safety standards. It is strictly forbidden to use food additives in violation of national standards and beyond the limits. Anyone who violates the above provisions shall be punished according to law; if they are suspected of committing a crime, they shall be transferred to the judicial authorities for punishment.
The nine departments require that food production and operation units should implement relevant records and inspection systems in strict accordance with the regulations. If the record is untrue, incomplete, inaccurate, or if the claim is not completed and the ticket is not kept incomplete, it shall be ordered to rectify within a time limit; if the false ticket is provided or the rectification is unqualified, the production and sales of the relevant product shall be stopped; Those who sell and use food containing illegal additives when performing the inspection of the goods shall be ordered to immediately suspend production or suspend business. At the same time, other relevant penalties shall be imposed on the above-mentioned illegal acts.
Earlier, the General Office of the State Council issued a notice on cracking down on the illegal addition of food to effectively strengthen the supervision of food additives.
The nine departments jointly issued an announcement recently, demanding severe crackdown on illegal food additions and strict regulation of the production and operation of food additives.