Food Labeling Contrast between China and EU Regulations (Part I)

Today I publish another useful article written by Quinn Hulk, Food and Drug Administration of Beijing – Food Law Advisor and our country contributor for China. You can contact Quinn Hulk directly via e-mail at hulkquinn@163.com. 1. Basic introduction China National Standard GB7718-2011 General Rule for the Labeling of Pre-packed Foods (hereinafter referred to as GB7718-2011) was promulgated by the … Continue reading Food Labeling Contrast between China and EU Regulations (Part I)

Application to the FSA to market cycloastragenol as a novel food ingredient

K&L Gates has applied on behalf of Telomerase Activation Science Inc., for cycloastragenol to be approved under the Regulation (EC) No 258/97 (the ‘Novel Foods Regulation’). Cycloastragenol is extracted from Astragalus trojanus, a perennial flowering shrub of the Fabaceae family (more commonly known as the legume, pea or bean family). The applicant states that the … Continue reading Application to the FSA to market cycloastragenol as a novel food ingredient