March 17th to 21, the forty-sixth session of the Codex Committee on food additives (CCFA)conference held in Hongkong. The national health and Family Planning Commission deputy directorChen Xiaohong attended the opening ceremony and speech.
Chen Xiaohong pointed out, CCFA has completed the processing aids and the use of spices and other food industry standard code, considered by a lot of food additive standards, international Codex general standard for food additives has made significant progress. He said, in 2013 Chinesecompleted nearly 5000 food standards to clean up, at present is to carry out the integration of national food safety standards by the end of 2015, the basic form of China food safety standard system. He said, in close cooperation with other countries China, actively participate in the work of international food safety standards, to contribute to the maintenance of food safety, the promotion of international trade.