Food News Hot News of the Week (4.11—4.17)
By: Date: 2021-04-17 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
1. Domestic hot news

1. Notice·Announcement


According to the”Administrative Measures for New Varieties of Food Additives” and”Regulations on the Application and Acceptance of New Varieties of Food Additives”, three new varieties of enzyme preparations for the food industry including proteases, new varieties of food spices, African arrowroot extract, and Advan The application for expanding the scope and amount of use of 5 kinds of food additives, including sweet, has passed the technical review of the expert review committee for its safety and technological necessity, and is now open for comments. (National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment)
The Measures for the Administration of Import and Export Food Safety of the People’s Republic of China, which were reviewed and approved at the administrative meeting of the General Administration of Customs on March 12, 2021, are hereby promulgated and will be implemented on January 1, 2022. (General Administration of Customs)
On April 8, 2021, the General Administration of Customs issued a list of animals and their products that are prohibited from being imported from countries where animal diseases are endemic. (General Administration of Customs)
The Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Registration and Administration of Imported Food Overseas Production Enterprises, which were reviewed and approved at the administrative meeting of the General Administration of Customs on March 12, 2021, are hereby promulgated and will be implemented on January 1, 2022. The former General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine Order No. 145 was promulgated on March 22, 2012, and the”Regulations on the Registration and Administration of Overseas Production Enterprises of Imported Food” as amended by the General Administration of Customs Order No. 243 on November 23, 2018 shall be repealed at the same time. (General Administration of Customs)
2, Food Safety·Exposure Platform
Recently, Guangdong Shaoguan Xinfeng Court publicly sentenced a criminal and incidental civil public interest lawsuit involving food safety. In order to attract more customers, the defendant illegally added poppy shells to the spicy food prepared by him. (Xinfeng County People’s Court WeChat account)
Comments: According to Article 144 of the Criminal Law, the food produced or sold is mixed with toxic or harmful non-food raw materials, or the non-food that is known to be mixed with toxic or harmful non-food is sold Raw material food constitutes the crime of producing and selling toxic or harmful food, and the lighter person shall be sentenced to a fixed-term imprisonment of not more than five years and a fine; if it causes death or has other particularly serious circumstances, the highest penalty is the death penalty. Food safety is directly related to the physical health and life safety of every citizen. Any behavior that harms the health of consumers in exchange for black-hearted benefits will eventually be severely punished by the law.
Recently, the Liaocheng People’s Procuratorate filed a civil public interest lawsuit against Xiao Moumou producing and selling poisonous and harmful yuba. After a court trial, the defendant Xiao Moumou was sentenced to ten times the punitive damages of 921,300 yuan. Apologize to the public through the national media. (Liaocheng Inspection WeChat Account)
Comment: After the trial, it was found that Xiao Moumou mixed toxic and harmful non-food raw materials containing formaldehyde and sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate in the process of producing yuba, causing no The legitimate rights and interests of certain consumers are impaired. Xiao Moumou’s actions infringed on the legitimate rights and interests of many unspecified consumers, endangered the lives and health of unspecified consumers, and harmed the public interests of society, and he should bear the tort liability.
Recently, the Jialing District Court of Nanchong City opened a hearing to hear a criminal case involving the production and sale of toxic and harmful food. In order to reduce costs, a man repeatedly recycled the remaining oil in the hot pot to refine the old oil and sell it to customers For consumption, he was convicted of producing and selling toxic and harmful food. At the same time, he declared that he must not engage in activities related to the food industry during the probation period. (WeChat account of the People’s Court of Jialing District, Nanchong City)
Comments: After the trial, the court held that in order to save raw materials, reduce costs, and improve the taste of hot pot, the defendant Li reprocessed and produced the waste edible oils and then mixed them with customers for consumption. In the hot pot, its behavior violated the national food safety management system and the lives and health of consumers.
The bean sprouts used by the hotel’s catering department actually contain toxic and harmful substances, so where do the poisonous bean sprouts come from? A few days ago, the Wuhua County Public Security Bureau of Guangdong investigated and dealt with a case of production and sale of poisoned bean sprouts based on clues handed over by the county’s market supervision and management department, and criminally detained one person involved in the case Xie Mousong. It is also reported that the Wuhua County Public Security Bureau also investigated and prosecuted a suspected case of producing and selling toxic and harmful food (bean sprouts) in March 2021 based on another clue handed over by the county’s Market Supervision Administration. The suspect Liu Mouchao (male, from Dianbai District, Maoming City) was arrested in the rental house. The public security organs of Wuhua County took criminal coercive measures against the suspect Liu Mouchao in accordance with the law. (Ping An Wuhua WeChat ID)
Comment: The Wuhua police is not merciful to guard the safety of the people’s tongue and crack down on food-related crimes. At present, the investigation of the above two cases is still in progress.
Everyone has the love of beauty. Some people maintain their”perfect body” by eating weight-loss health foods. The lawbreakers saw the”business opportunity” inside, and made huge profits by producing and selling toxic and harmful weight-loss health foods. Recently, Shanghai Pudong police investigated a case involving the production and sale of toxic and harmful food. After several days of inter-provincial investigation and hunting, a major case involving 75 criminal suspects such as Guo Moumou with a case value of more than 50 million yuan was finally solved. (Pudong releases WeChat account)
Comment: Police reminder:Only through more exercise and reasonable diet control can you gain a healthy self. Don’t be deceived by false weight-loss advertisements. While you suffer losses, your body will also suffer harm.
Guo Meimei, who was previously known for showing off wealth, was imprisoned for participating in opening a casino. After being released from prison, Guo Meimei was detained for selling illegal diet food last month. On April 12, the Shanghai police made a detailed report on the case. Among the 75 people arrested by the police, Guo Moumou was the internet celebrity Guo Meimei, who was one of the downstream distributors in this diet food case. The weight-loss food seized by the police this time looked like candy, but it contained the prohibited ingredient”sibutramine.” (CCTV Finance WeChat)
Comment: At present, the suspect has been taken compulsory measures by the police in accordance with the law for the crime of producing and selling toxic and harmful food. The police reminded:Don’t be deceived by false weight loss advertisements, so that while you suffer losses, you also suffer physical harm.
3, Domestic food information hot news
In recent years, with the release and implementation of the National Nutrition Plan, the concept of three reductions and three health has been deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. In fact, in addition to salt and sugar, people are paying more and more attention to harmful ingredients such as trans fatty acids in food and other ingredients such as food additives. In this context, many businesses have launched various foods claiming”no added”,”not used”, and”not added” (hereinafter referred to as”no added” claims) to cater to consumers. So, do these claims comply with national regulations? Which ingredients are mainly targeted for foods with such claims? Are these products really as healthy and safe as the merchants say? Food Partners Network analyzes these issues. (Food Partners Network)
Comments:“No addition” claims allow conditional use under my country’s current regulatory conditions, but the regulatory authorities have a tendency to prohibit such claims across the board. Therefore, FoodPartner.com recommends that food companies use such claims with caution, and consumers should treat products containing such claims rationally.
Zanthoxylum bungeanum is one of the main condiments in my country and an important economic crop. It has low input, stable income, strong fragrance and long-lasting hemp flavor. It is grown in most areas of my country. In order to fully understand the development of my country’s Zanthoxylum bungeanum industry chain and put forward suggestions for the development of Zanthoxylum bungeanum industry, the research team collected and verified relevant data by means of directional collection of production areas, network data inquiries, and on-site visits, and invited domestic experts in related industries to discuss with my country. A comprehensive investigation and analysis of the pepper industry was carried out. (China’s agricultural industrialization micro-signal)
Comments: As a characteristic agricultural product in my country, Zanthoxylum bungeanum plays an important role in agricultural efficiency, farmers’ income, and industrial poverty alleviation. From 2014 to 2019, China’s Zanthoxylum bungeanum industry has entered a period of rapid development, with an area increase of 30%, especially in poverty-stricken areas. The main consumption of Zanthoxylum bungeanum is dry products. At present, due to insufficient development of intensive processing products, the output has become saturated; There is supply of peppercorns throughout the year. From 2018 to 2019, the purchase price of the origin continued to decrease, and the market retail price declined slightly; exports continued to grow, maintaining a trade surplus; it is expected that by 2025, the scale and output of peppercorns in China will stabilize, with high-quality peppercorns. Products and deep-processed products will increase, household consumption will continue to grow, and exports will maintain a steady growth trend.
In 2020, my country exported a total of 765.99 tons of royal jelly, with an export value of US$19,965,600, which was an increase of 13.44%and 7.07%respectively compared to 2019. (WeChat account of China Bee Products Association)
Comments: The three countries that import the largest amount of royal jelly from my country are Spain, Japan, and France;  In 2020, my country’s royal jelly freeze-dried powder will be exported to more than 50 countries around the world, an increase from 2019 Nearly 10 countries, Japan is still the largest export destination of my country’s royal jelly freeze-dried powder; countries that import more royal jelly freeze-dried powder from my country include the United States, Spain, and South Korea.
Recently, the law enforcement officers of Wuxi Liangxi Market Supervision and Administration Bureau conducted an on-site inspection of Liangxi District Food Co., Ltd. based on clues discovered during inspections of Lime Food Company in Liangxi District. Upon confirmation by the parties, the label sold by the Lime Foods Company in Liangxi District reads”Japan ORIHIRO Juice Konjac Jelly Lychee Peach Flavor, Origin:Japan, Importer:Jindongyang Trading Co., Ltd., Address:Prosperity in Tuen Mun, New Territories. No. 8 Lianchang Center, distributor:Shanghai Dongfeng Industrial Co., Ltd., address:No. 707, Qinchun Road, Shanghai,”The jelly sold to this firm.” Liangxi Food Co., Ltd. could not provide the supplier qualification and inspection certificate of the jelly product. (Liangxi Market Supervision and Management WeChat Account)
Comment: According to the investigation, the party concerned Liangxi District Food Co., Ltd. and the food company recently named it on WeChat:”Guangzhou Cheulin Imported Food Trading Co., Ltd.”, the WeChat account is”wxid_uuun32jmfq9q12″, and the WeChat shows An individual in Shenzhen, Guangdong, purchased 10 batches of Konjac series jelly, and printed and posted Chinese labels with the above content. An investigation by the Bureau to the local market supervision and management department of Shanghai Dongfeng Industrial Co., Ltd., the distributor of the Chinese food labeling involved in the case, confirmed that Shanghai Dongfeng Industrial Co., Ltd. had not sold the food involved in the case and had no economic and trade relationship with Jindongyang Trading Co., Ltd.
As a small seasoning, salad is very popular among consumers. With the increasing expansion of raw materials and the familyization of production methods, there are more and more varieties. Fresh vegetables, fruits, dairy products, cooked meat products, etc. are all raw materials for salads. Salads can be eaten directly without secondary processing before eating, and there may be a risk of food-borne pathogen infection. (WeChat ID of Gansu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Comment: Salads are generally mixed raw or pickled with several raw materials. If the bacteria and parasites on the vegetables and fruits are not washed thoroughly, it will directly cause the contamination of the finished product; secondly, Poor processing environment during production, undifferentiated raw and cooked processing containers, processing personnel themselves carrying bacteria, and processing personnel’s low hygiene awareness can also cause secondary contamination of bacteria. Therefore, consumers are reminded that in addition to ensuring the quality of the raw materials when making salads, they must thoroughly clean vegetables, fruits and other raw materials when making salads. The containers and tools must be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected to avoid cross-contamination between raw materials, tools, and personnel, and to ensure the hygienic quality of the salad. , Avoid food poisoning caused by eating salad.
In response to the appearance of”fading chives” in individual farmer’s markets, gently wipe the chives leaves with a paper towel, and the paper towel will appear light blue. This phenomenon has attracted the attention of major media and consumers. Why should chives be”dyed”? Is it still edible after dyeing? What are the effects of eating”fading chives” on the body? How to remove pesticide residues? Let’s take a look at the expert’s interpretation. (Jiangxi Market Supervision WeChat)
Comment: The inspection department found that the source of the light blue shallot is due to the spray of Bordeaux mixture. Bordeaux mixture is a kind of inorganic copper protective bactericide, which is made of copper sulfate, lime and water in a certain proportion. It is widely used to prevent and control fungal and bacterial diseases of fruit trees, vegetables, cotton, hemp and other crops. If you buy the”fading chives”, don’t be too panic and worry, you can rinse the chives under running water two or three times to remove the residual Bordeaux mixture.
After the registration and management of overseas production enterprises of imported food is under the management of the General Administration of Customs of China, the General Administration of Customs has gradually promoted the reform of factory registration in accordance with the new management ideas. In 2019, the General Administration of Customs issued the”Regulations on the Registration and Management of Overseas Production Enterprises of Imported Food (Draft for Comment)”, which made a number of innovations in registration management, such as the proposed classification and management of overseas production enterprises. After a lapse of one year, the General Administration of Customs issued the”Regulations on the Registration and Administration of Imported Food Overseas Production Enterprises of the People’s Republic of China” (hereinafter referred to as the new version of the Administration Regulations), which will be officially implemented on January 1, 2022. FoodPartner.com compares and interprets the new version of the management regulations with the current”Regulations on the Registration and Management of Imported Food Overseas Production Enterprises” for the reference of relevant industry personnel. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: When preparing for the registration of overseas production companies, relevant companies should not only pay attention to the above-mentioned major changes in management regulations and make timely adjustments, but also ensure that the company’s production specifications and exported food comply with Requirements of relevant Chinese laws and regulations and national food safety standards. Enterprises with doubts in the above aspects can contact FoodPartner Network for compliance consultation or compliance assessment, so as to improve the efficiency of overseas companies’ approval and reduce the risk of food export in the future.
On April 12, according to the website of the National Food Safety Risk Assessment Center, three new varieties of enzyme preparations for the food industry including protease, new varieties of food spice, African arrowroot extract, and five food additives including Advana For applications to expand the scope of use and usage, the safety and technological necessity have passed the technical review of the expert review committee, and are now open for comments. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: The 3 new varieties of enzyme preparations for the food industry are:protease, glutaminase, and xylanase. The quality specification requirements of enzyme preparations for the food industry should meet the requirements of the”National Food Safety Standard, Food Additives, Enzyme Preparations for the Food Industry” (GB1886.174). In addition, there are 5 kinds of food additives that expand the scope and amount of use, namely:Adventa, Transglutaminase, Kodran Gum, Capsicum Red, and Sucrose Fatty Acid Esters.
Sanya releases an investigation report on netizens’ complaints about seafood deception and slaughter at a restaurant in Sanya div>

On April 10, 2021, a Sina-certified user [Dianshi Video] posted on Weibo saying:Tourist Mr. Li did not see sea urchin when he ordered sea urchin steamed eggs at a restaurant in a scenic spot in our city. The lobster was diverted and the price was too high. After arguing with the business, he was threatened by the waiter’s language. After being frightened, he was escorted to the hotel by the police and questioned the store deceiving customers and slaughtering customers. After discovering the online complaint, Sanya City attached great importance to it and immediately established a working group composed of public security, market supervision, tourism supervision, and comprehensive law enforcement departments to conduct investigations. (Sanya releases WeChat account)
Comment: After a serious investigation by the working group, the seafood products sold in the restaurant are clearly marked with prices. Sanya publishes daily adjustments to the prices of fresh seafood in seafood stalls, and conducts guidance and adjustment on the sales prices of seafood (according to regulations, Large lobsters exceeding 1.5 kg are scarce products, which are priced independently by the operators according to the cost). The use of scales meets the requirements and the measurement is accurate. The product sales and processing process is open and transparent (all supported by video). No price frauds such as seafood dropouts, adulteration, etc. have been found.
On April 13, 2021, the General Administration of Customs issued Order No. 249, promulgating the”Measures for the Administration of Import and Export Food Safety of the People’s Republic of China”, which will be implemented on January 1, 2022. The”Measures” stipulate the general requirements of my country’s import and export food safety supervision, food import and food export management, and corresponding supervision and management measures and legal responsibilities. In conjunction with the”Measures”, Food Partner Network interpreted the trend of changes in my country’s import and export food supervision in the future. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: my country’s import food supervision change trend:introduce the concept of”conformity assessment”, and clarify the regulatory measures covered by the conformity assessment; clarify the content and methods of review and evaluation of foreign countries; clarify the customs The General Administration can formulate and implement a video inspection plan; clarify that the labels of imported health foods and special dietary foods shall not be affixed; and refine the suspension and prohibition of imports of food exported to China. Trends in my country’s export food supervision:clarify the main content of the export food supervision and management measures; improve the food safety management system requirements for export food enterprises; no longer apply the inspection and quarantine mark for exported food; increase the”pre-declaration supervision application” requirement.
FoodPartner.com compiled relevant news of the alcohol industry in March. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Many wine companies applied for new trademarks; at the two sessions this year, representatives of the wine industry made suggestions and suggestions; The price adjustment of liquors such as cellar age liquor; a variety of new product releases, involving liquor, beer, wine, rice wine, etc.; Taishan Beer, Guangliang Liquor, Ale City, and liquor brands”Three Twos” announced the completion of financing; the Ministry of Commerce has announced the completion of financing for Australian wines. The final ruling of the counter case was announced.
From the new version of”Import and Export Food Safety Management Measures” to see the main responsibility of my country’s food importers< /div>

On April 13, 2021, the General Administration of Customs issued Order No. 249, promulgating the”Measures for the Administration of Import and Export Food Safety of the People’s Republic of China” (hereinafter referred to as the”Measures”), which will be implemented on January 1, 2022. In conjunction with the”Measures”, the Food Partner Network interprets the main responsibilities of my country’s food importers. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: The”Measures” stipulate the general requirements of my country’s import and export food safety supervision, food import and food export management, and corresponding supervision and management measures and legal responsibilities. After studying the content of the”Measures”, FoodPartner.com found that according to the provisions of the Measures, for food imports, the”Measures” further strengthen and clarify the responsibilities of overseas food production companies and domestic food importers for imported food safety compliance. As for the customs, the”Measures” further clarify its supervisory responsibilities as an imported food safety supervisory authority. This change is to further implement the requirements of”simplification of administration and decentralization”, which is conducive to the rational allocation of national administrative resources and maximizes the effectiveness of supervision. At the same time, it can further enhance the food safety and compliance awareness of overseas food manufacturers and domestic food importers. , To further ensure the safety of imported food.
On April 10, Yuanqi Forest issued an apology statement stating that in the product labeling and promotion of milk tea products, the difference between”0 sugar” and”0 sucrose” was not stated, which could easily lead to misunderstandings. Most of the milk tea produced from February 4th and all milk tea produced from March 18th have changed their packaging from”0 sucrose and low fat” to”low sugar and low fat”. Yuanqi Forest also reminded:Milk tea has milk so it has sugar. Today there is also a good multimedia interview with me on this matter:Why does Yuanqi Forest apologize? What does 0 sugar mean? Can I still drink sugar-free beverages? (Wechat of the nutritionist Ruan Guangfeng)
Comment: 0 sugar, according to the national standard GB 28050-2011″General Rules for Nutrition Labeling of Prepackaged Foods”, the sugar content per 100g of solid food or per 100ml of liquid food is ≤0.5g, It can be claimed as”no sugar” or”0 sugar” food. Yuanqi Forest’s milk tea does not contain sucrose, but “crystalline fructose” is added. In addition, it contains whole milk powder and skimmed milk powder. The milk powder naturally contains lactose. Therefore, there must be sugar in it, and it is almost impossible to achieve ≤0.5g/100ml.
Food Partner Network compiled relevant developments in the dairy industry in March. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: National Food Safety Standard Infant Formula (GB 10765—2021), National Food Safety Standard Follow-up Formula (GB 10766—2021) and National Food Safety Standard Three new national standards of”Standard Baby Formula Food” (GB 10767—2021) were released; Junlebao, Nestlé, Meiji, Bright and others competed to launch new products involving milk powder, yogurt, cheese and other categories; the State Administration of Market Supervision issued a review of infant formula milk powder products An announcement was issued on matters related to formula registration; personnel adjustments occurred in Danone, Bellamy China, and a2 milk; at the two sessions, representatives of Mengniu, Feihe, and Junlebao provided advice and suggestions for the development of the dairy industry and put forward a series of suggestions; a number of companies; Invest in the construction of dairy farms, etc.
FoodPartner.com compiled relevant news in the beverage industry in March. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: A number of new products such as sparkling water, tea, juice, etc. are on the market, starting to seize the spring market; Pepsi, Nongfu Spring, Wanglaoji, Wahaha and many other companies have set up production and construction projects; Chengde Lulu , JuneYao Health has experienced personnel adjustments; Nestlé has carried out the purchase and sale of drinking water brands.
Second, international hot news
1, International Early Warning
According to the European Union’s Rapid Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on April 14, 2021, Germany notified my country’s unqualified export of hot red wine electric kettles through RASFF. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Food Partner Network reminds export companies to pay attention to the migration of various substances in food contact materials, to ensure the safety of food-related products, and to avoid export products from being notified.
According to the European Union’s Rapid Early Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on April 12, 2021, Spain notified my country’s unqualified export of melamine boards through RASFF. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Food Partner Network reminds export companies to pay attention to the migration of various substances in food contact materials, to ensure the safety of food-related products, and to avoid export products from being notified.
According to the European Union’s Rapid Early Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on April 12, 2021, the European Union notified my country’s export of dried Mexican green peppers as unqualified. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Food Partner Network reminds all export companies to export products strictly in accordance with the requirements of the importing country to ensure the safety of food and related products and avoid export risks.
Recently, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 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. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Food Partner Network reminds all export companies to export products strictly in accordance with the requirements of the exporting country to ensure the safety of food and related products and avoid export risks.
According to the official website of the European Union, in the 14th week of 2021, the European Union’s Rapid Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF) notified 2 cases of Chinese food and related products. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Food Partner Network reminds all export companies to strictly follow the requirements of EU member states to export their products, do not use EU-unauthorized substances, ensure the safety of food and related products, and avoid exports risk.
On April 13, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced that South Korea strongly regrets the Japanese government’s decision to discharge sewage from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea and firmly opposes Japan’s release of polluted water into the sea. , The South Korean government immediately responded to public safety, stating that any measures that endanger the health of the people are unacceptable, and will work with the international community to promote a thorough inspection of the entire sewage treatment process and make plans to take actions. (Food Partners Network)
Comment: South Korea bans the import of aquatic products from 8 counties near Fukushima, Japan, and conducts thorough radiation monitoring and origin control on imported aquatic products. In South Korea’s domestic waters, the monitoring of tritium radiation has been expanded from 54 locations to 71 locations in the domestic waters, and the frequency of surveys of major seawater inflows into 6 locations has been expanded from once to 4 times a year. At the same time, the radioactive energy detection time of imported aquatic products has been increased from 1800 seconds to 10,000 seconds, which greatly improved the accuracy of radioactive energy detection results, and developed a seawater radioactive energy detection technology that is 10 times faster.
2. International Food
Yonhap News Agency, Seoul, April 13th. According to news from the Korean retail industry on the 13th, after Japan decided to discharge the wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, various large supermarkets in South Korea plan to continue not selling Japanese seafood. (Yonhap News Agency)
Comments: Relevant persons in the industry said that in addition to government-level radionuclide testing, various large supermarkets also conduct radiation inspections on imported seafood products and will further increase product inspection efforts.
Starting from April 10, 2021, the Thai Ministry of Agriculture has raised the quality inspection standards for durians. The Ministry of Agriculture of Thailand requires that durian growers must meet the prescribed standards if they harvest durians, and notify their regional agricultural office to check the durian maturity and verify the durian pulp. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: Each regional agricultural office only issues durian drained weight and net weight percentage certificates and copies of GAP plant source certificates for the durian product samples shipped to the packaging plant. To prevent young durians from being put on the market.
According to data released by the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) on April 8, benefiting from the surge in exports to China, Brazil’s foreign pork exports set a new monthly record of 109,200 tons in March, a year-on-year increase of 51.5%; of which 5.87 Ten thousand tons of pork was shipped to mainland China, and 17,500 tons were shipped to Hong Kong, China. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: In terms of chicken exports, Brazil exported 396,000 tons of chicken meat in March, of which 55,600 tons were imported from the Chinese mainland.
The US FDA intends to reduce the level of heavy metals in infant food to”near zero” div>

This article is the sequel 2 of”The United States intends to strengthen the control of toxic heavy metals in foods for infants and young children.” The introduction of the category and level value setting plan is mainly centered on the”Infant and Young Children’s Food Exposure Reduction Plan” issued by the US FDA on April 8, 2021. (Food Partners Network)
Comments: The Food Partner Network urges relevant parties to focus on and control infant foods (such as cereals, infant formula, fruit and vegetable puree, etc.) and other foods commonly consumed by infants and young children The levels of lead and arsenic in foods will gradually put the prevention and control of heavy metals and other toxic elements in the production process on the agenda, systematically carry out verification activities that are not limited to the final product testing, and finally follow up or follow the FDA’s action plan to treat babies The content of toxic elements in foods for children and young children has been reduced to”near zero”. In the future, FoodPartner Network will continue to follow the progress of the FDA’s work in the first phase of the action plan, and share key content with you in a timely manner.
Three, food technology


近日,由中科院海洋所张国范研究组独立完成的论文“Construction of a chromosome-level genome and variation map for the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas(长牡蛎染色体水平基因组和变异图谱构建)”在国际学术期刊Molecular Ecology Resources(《分子生态资源》)在线发表。该研究首次构建了长牡蛎染色体水平基因组和贝类中第一张包含SNP、INDEL和CNV的综合序列变异图谱,发现长牡蛎基因组中存在高比例的长片段重复序列,CNV结构变异可导致个体间平均21%的区域差异,更新了长牡蛎基因组资源和对基因组复杂性的认知。(中国科学院海洋研究所)
 
4月9日,从贵州省市场监督管理局网站获悉,贵州省知识产权局、省人力资源社会保障厅公示了2019-2020年度贵州省专利奖拟表彰对象,涉及食品领域3项。(食品伙伴网)
 
近日,西湖大学生命科学学院郑钜圣课题组在柳叶刀子刊《EBioMedicine》上发表了题为Multi-omics analyses reveal relationships among dairy consumption, gut microbiota and cardiometabolic health的最新成果,该研究利用多组学揭示了长期摄入乳制品对于人体肠道菌群组成和结构的有益影响,同时为乳制品摄入-肠道菌群的相互作用与心血管代谢健康的关联提供了新的见解。(西湖大学)
 
4月13日,从广西自治区科技厅网站获悉,根据《科技成果登记办法》(国科发计字〔2000〕542号)、《广西科技成果登记实施细则(修订)》(桂科成字〔2015〕72号)规定,广西自治区科技厅公布了2021年第4批科技成果登记项目206项。其中,食品领域71项入列。(食品伙伴网)