Import and Export Food Weekly (2.1-2.5) Highlights|Violation of the Food Sanitation Law of Japan in February 2021 on Food Exported to Japan (Updated on February 4) The United States lifts the automatic detention of my country’s bread shrimp exports
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1. OverseasImport and export b>Policy measures


On February 3, 2021, the US FDA website updated the import early warning measures (import alert). Automatic detention of related products of one company was lifted.


Russian Satellite News Agency, Moscow, February 1, Russia will impose a levy on soybean exports outside the Eurasian Economic Union from February 1 to June 30 Tariff, the tax rate accounts for 30%of the customs value, but not less than 165 euros per ton.


On January 29, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) issued the import inspection instructions for other processed aquatic products made in China.


On January 25, 2021, Malaysia notified the WTO of the draft directive (G/SPS/N/MYS/48). According to the Malaysia Quarantine and Inspection Services Act 2011, Malaysia proposes to amend and implement new import requirements for grains and grain products. The new law requires that any grain and grain products imported into Malaysia must obtain an import license and be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate.


On February 5, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) issued a message stating that the customs clearance of imported food will be implemented from January 18th to January 27th. The result of close inspection (489 pieces) showed that the benzopyrene product imported from WENDENG JINGANG FOOD CO., LTD, China, exceeded the standard, and measures are expected to be returned to the exporting country or abandoned.


Russian Federal Veterinary Plant Service News on January 29:Due to the worsening of the avian influenza epidemic, the Russian Federal Veterinary Plant Service bans live poultry and poultry from certain European countries Imported meat products.


On February 3, 2021, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan issued Notice No. 0203 No. 0203, which added a Chinese company’s order inspection for food cyclamate Object.


On January 28, 2021, Thailand notified the WTO of 4 draft directives (G/SPS/N/THA/286/Add.1; G/SPS /N/THA/287/Add.1; G/SPS/N/THA/288/Add.1; G/SPS/N/THA/289/Add.1;). Previously released on January 8, 2020 (G/SPS/N/THA/286; G/SPS/N/THA/287; G/SPS/N/THA/288) and released on February 6, 2020 The draft notification (G/SPS/N/THA/289), that is, the draft conditions for the import of peppers, eggplants, tomatoes and corn seeds for sowing into Thailand as described in the draft, has been published in the”Royal” on January 13, 2021. Passed and published in the Communiqué.


On February 1, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) issued a message saying that poultry and their products near the place where the highly pathogenic avian influenza occurred in Poland Temporary restrictions on imports.


2.Notice of export violations


According to the European Union’s Rapid Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on February 4, 2021, the European Union notified my country’s unqualified exports of paprika. FoodPartner.com reminds all export companies to export products strictly in accordance with the requirements of EU member states, pay attention to the existence of various pathogenic microorganisms in the products, ensure the safety of food and related products, and avoid export risks.


According to the European Union’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on February 3, 2021, the European Union notified my country’s exports of dog chews and shiitake mushrooms as unqualified. Food Partners.com reminds all export companies to strictly follow the requirements of EU member states to export their products, pay attention to the existence of various pathogenic microorganisms in the products and whether the content of food additives and seasonings exceeds the standard, to ensure the safety of food and related products, and avoid Export risk.


Recently, the US FDA website has updated the import precaution measures (import alert), including the relevant products of two Chinese companies Implemented automatic detention measures.


According to the Australian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Environment’s monthly information on imported foods in violation of the Australian Imported Food Control Act in 2020, incomplete statistics from the Food Partner Network, my country in 2020 A total of 79 batches of food exported to Australia were unqualified.


In January 2021, the US FDA refused to import multiple batches of food from my country. The main reasons for the unqualified products include all or part of the contaminated, rotten, and decomposable substances. Or other unsuitable substances and suspected melamine and/or melamine analogues.


In January 2021, my country’s export of Korean food violations involved aquatic products, processed foods, and agricultural and forestry products. Violated foods and food-related products at the export stage will be returned for export Country or disposal.


Recently, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan updated the violation of the Japanese Food Sanitation Law on food exported to Japan, and notified multiple batches of food and related products as unqualified.