Administration Regulations on Exhibits of the 12th China-Northeast Asia Expo
I. Strictly enforce the Product Quality Law of the People’s Republic of China and the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China; strictly control the inspection and acceptance of commodities; ensure that there are no counterfeit and inferior products and infringement of intellectual property rights in the exhibition and sale of commodities; ensure that there are no dangerous goods and other items with unsafe factors in the market, and do not sell non-fixed packaging food such as bulk or simple packages, or sell goods past expiration date; implement the Law on Protecting Consumer Rights and Interests of the People’s Republic of China and related service commitments; ensure the level of after-sales service and earnestly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of consumers.
II. Display commodity prices and publicize them legally and appropriately; strictly enforce the Price Law of the People’s Republic of China; earnestly guarantee the explicit and real price, put an end to cheating consumers by arbitrary or disguised price increases; truthfully publicize enterprise’s exhibition activities; do not exaggerate, mislead or deceive consumers, clarify information and rules of exhibition and marketing activities; earnestly guarantee consumers’ full right to know about exhibition and marketing activities.
III. Apply for exhibition in strict accordance with the Exhibitor Registration Form and exhibit and sell the commodities verified by the recruiting and organizing committees. Other foods, food additives and unlabeled foods that do not conform to laws, regulations or food safety standards shall not be exhibited or sold. Exhibitors should have copies of the Product Quality Inspection Report, Hygiene License, Food Business License or Food Production License on site. Do not exhibit or sell goods that
IV. The label of food packaging shall indicate the following items:
(1) Name, specification and net content;
(2) Ingredients or a list of ingredients;
(3) Name, address and telephone number of the producer;
(4) Date of production and expiration date;
(5) Product standard code;
(6) Storage conditions;
(7) Edible methods;
(8) Production license number;
(9) The generic name of the food additives used in the national standards;
(10) Other matters to be specified in laws, regulations or food safety standards.
V. Health Food
(1) Materials include product formulations, production processes, labels, instructions and materials indicating product safety and health functions should be submitted when filing for record according to laws and regulations.
(2) The labels and instructions of health food shall not involve the functions of disease prevention and treatment, and the contents shall be true, consistent with the contents of registration or filing, indicating the suitable, unsuitable, effective or significant ingredients and their contents, and declaring that “this product can not replace drugs”. The functions and components of health food should be in accordance with the labels and instructions.
(3) Formulated foods for special medical purposes shall be registered with the Food and Drug Administration Department under the State Council. Prescriptions, production processes, labels, instructions and materials indicating the safety, nutritional adequacy and clinical effects of the products for special medical purposes should be kept on site.
(4) The registrant or archivist of health food, formula food for special medical purposes and formula milk powder for infants and young children shall be responsible for the authenticity of the materials submitted.
(5) The Advertising Law of the People’s Republic of China and other laws and administrative regulations governing the administration of pharmaceutical advertisements shall apply to the advertising of formula foods for special medical purposes.
(6) Fresh milk, nutritional supplement and other raw food materials and food additives used in the production of infant formula food shall conform to the provisions of laws and administrative regulations and national food safety standards to ensure the nutritional components needed for infant and young children’s growth and development.
VI. Drugs, medicinal materials and decoction pieces.
(1) Drug production licenses, drug approval numbers and GMP certificates of Chinese patent medicines should be provided.
(2) Pharmaceutical approval numbers are required for traditional Chinese medicine preparations.
(3) Drug production licenses are required for extracts.
(4) Pharmaceutical production license and GMP certificate are required for decoction pieces.
(5) Finished drugs are only allowed to be displayed and not to be sold.
(6) Health products need to be labeled with “Little Blue Cap”.
VII. Imported Food
(1) Overseas exporters and production enterprises shall ensure that the food, food additives and food-related products exported to China conform to the provisions of this Law, other relevant laws and administrative regulations of China and the requirements of national food safety standards, and shall be responsible for the contents of labels and instructions.
(2) Imported pre-packaged foods and food additives shall have Chinese labels and instructions. Labels and instructions shall comply with the provisions of this Law, other relevant laws and administrative regulations of China and the requirements of national food safety standards, and shall specify the origin of food and the names, addresses and contact methods of domestic agents.
(3) Importers shall establish a record system for the import and sale of food and food additives, faithfully record the names, specifications, quantities, production dates, shelf-life and delivery dates, and keep relevant documents, import batches, names, addresses and contact methods of overseas exporters and purchasers.
(4) The imported health food shall be the product permitted to be marketed by the competent authorities of the exporting country (region).