[Case statement]”modulated milk powder”,”infant powder”,”special powder”… can you tell the difference?
By: Date: 2021-04-19 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
  ”modified milk powder”,”infant powder”,”special powder”
  How to distinguish these foods?
  What are the legal regulations?
   Let us understand through related cases
  Case analysis
  During the special food safety rectification action carried out in Shanghai, the Chongming District Market Supervision Bureau discovered that the general food”Youbuai Ai Ke Anshu Lactose-Free Formula Modified Milk Powder” was claimed on the outer packaging of a maternal and child department store. It has health functions such as”restoring the balance of intestinal flora” and”avoiding constipation”. The party’s act of selling ordinary foods that claim to have health-care functions violated Article 38 of the “Regulations for the Implementation of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China”, “No foods other than health foods shall be claimed to have health-care functions”.
   In another investigation, the party concerned placed the ordinary food on special food shelves for sale. This act violated Article 39, Paragraph 2 of the”Regulations for the Implementation of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China”,”Special foods shall not be mixed with ordinary foods or medicines. Put on sale” regulations.
   Chongming District Market Supervision Bureau in accordance with Article 68 (2), Article 69 (5) of the”Regulations for the Implementation of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China” and Article 69 (5) of the”Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China” According to the provisions of the first paragraph of Article 125 and the first paragraph of Article 126, the combined penalties for violations of the parties are as follows:
   One, warning;
   2. Confiscated illegally operated”Youbu Ai Ke Anshu Lactose-Free Formula Modified Milk Powder”;
   3. The fine (RMB) is five thousand rounds.
   Warm reminder:
  1. Special foods are sold at special counters:Operators should designate special areas or counters, shelves, and sell special foods, and set up reminders in conspicuous positions to indicate”Special medical formula food sales area (counter)””Infant formula milk powder sales area (counter)” and”health food sales area (counter)”. Do not mix with ordinary foods (such as solid beverages, modified milk powder) or medicines.
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  2. When selling ordinary foods, operators must not make false or exaggerated publicity, or claim that they have health care functions.
  3. When consumers choose special foods, please read the label instructions carefully and check the product registration number or record number, applicable people and other information.
  4. If consumers have doubts about the quality and safety of purchased special foods or find false propaganda and other illegal activities, please promptly report to the local market supervision department, or call the complaint hotline:12315.
   related food knowledge
   Modified milk powder is a general food, not a special food. Adopt the definition of the national standard”GB 19644-2010 National Food Safety Standard Milk Powder”:
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  The consumer groups involved in formulating milk powder include children, adolescents, adults, pregnant women, middle-aged and elderly people, etc. There are many types of products:such as children’s milk powder, pregnant women’s milk powder, middle-aged and elderly high-calcium milk powder, etc. There are also some types of nutritional products such as probiotics and lactoferrin.
  What is a”special food”:Article 74 of the Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China stipulates that the state implements strict supervision and management of special foods such as health foods, formula foods for special medical purposes, and formula foods for infants and young children.
  Health food:Health food refers to foods that claim to have specific health functions or supplement vitamins and minerals, that is, they are suitable for specific people to eat, have the function of regulating the body, are not for the purpose of curing diseases, and are not harmful to the human body. Foods that produce any acute, subacute or chronic hazards. Health food companies are not allowed to publicize that health food has disease prevention or treatment functions. my country’s health food has a unique”blue hat” logo.
   Formula foods for special medical purposes:refers to formula foods specially processed and formulated to meet the special needs of people with restricted eating, digestion and absorption disorders, metabolic disorders or specific disease states for nutrients or diet, including those suitable for 0 months Formulas for special medical purposes for infants aged up to 12 months and formulas for special medical purposes for people over 1 year old (commonly known as”special powder”).
  Infant formula food:commonly known as”infant formula milk powder” is the”infant formula milk powder” in infant formula foods in the special food category. It mainly refers to compliance with relevant laws and regulations and national food safety standards. Milk protein products as the main raw materials, adding appropriate amounts of vitamins, minerals and (or) other ingredients, only use physical methods to produce and process the powdered products, suitable for normal infants and young children’s consumption. ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? According to the latest series of infant formula food standards in my country:in line with the”National Food Safety Standard Infant Formula” (GB? 10765-2021), the product is suitable for 0-6 months of age, and meets the”National Food Safety Standard Older Infant Formula” (GB 10766-2021) The product is suitable for 6-12 months of age, and meets the”National Food Safety Standard Formula Food for Toddlers” (GB 10767-2021). The product is suitable for 12 to 36 months of age.