Food partner online news According to the information on food and cosmetics that were not allowed to enter the country from January to June released by the General Administration of customs, the food partner network counted the situation of food that was not allowed to enter the country in the first half of 2022 (January to June). In the first half of 2022, 1505 batches of unqualified safety and health items were detected by the national customs at the port supervision link, an increase of 41%over 1070 batches in the first half of 2021.
In terms of months, 353 batches of unapproved imported food were detected the most in June, and 127 batches of unapproved imported food were detected the least in February. The specific batch quantity of food not allowed to enter the country is shown in the figure below:
Number of batches of food not allowed to enter the country in the first half of the year
Statistics show that the origin of food that is not allowed to enter the country involves Afghanistan, Argentina, Egypt, Ireland, Austria, Australia, Pakistan, Brazil, Belarus, Belgium, Iceland, Poland, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Ecuador, France, the Philippines, Kazakhstan, South Korea, the Netherlands, Canada, etc.
Food origin not approved for entry in the first half of the year
According to incomplete statistics, the reasons why food was not allowed to enter the country in the first half of the year were mainly due to unqualified packaging, unqualified labels, unqualified sensory inspection, inconsistent cargo certificates, detection of animal epidemics, use of food additives, microbial pollution, failure to provide certificates or qualified certification materials as required, failure to obtain inspection and quarantine access, and heavy metal pollution. In addition, some food products were found to be moldy, beyond the shelf life, containing impurities, detecting parasites, agricultural and veterinary drug residues, etc. A few foods have also detected non edible additives, illegal use of chemicals, mycotoxin pollution, and the absence of relevant supporting documents.
Reasons for unqualified food not allowed to enter the country in the first half of the year
Among them, the most unqualified labels. As an important carrier of product information, food labels are the most direct way for consumers to understand the information related to the food they buy. The measures for the administration of import and export food safety stipulates that the labels of imported food should comply with Chinese laws and regulations and national food safety standards; The Chinese labels of imported health food and food for special meals must be printed on the minimum sales package and shall not be pasted.
According to statistics, these foods were not admitted at 29 ports, including Beijing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Gongbei, Guangzhou, Harbin, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hefei, Hohhot, Huangpu, Jinan, Jiangmen, Kunming, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Xiamen, Shantou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wuhan, Zhanjiang, Changchun and Chongqing.
Number of batches of food not allowed to enter the country at ports in the first half of the year
It is reported that the food not allowed to enter the country has been returned or destroyed at the port. Food partner network reminds consumers to check whether there are Chinese labels and inspection and quarantine certificates when purchasing imported food. In addition, it should be noted that imported food must be purchased through formal channels. Do not trust overseas shopping and purchasing on behalf of others. Other foods with unknown origins must not be eaten.
For more information, see:Query of sampling inspection data of imported food
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