China Proposes Addition of Edible period to the Labels of Low-temperature Dairy products with Short-Shelf life

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Posted By: Siyu Zeng

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On June 04, 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation announced the addition of expiration date on the packaging labels of Low temperature short-life dairy products.

The proposal highlights the following key points for consumer awareness:

  • Easy identification of expiration date.
  • Shelf life no longer than 14 days for Pasteurized milk and 30 days for Fermented milk, on the basis of existing production date.
  • The label content should comply with National Food Safety Standard Pre-packaged Product Standards General Rules (GB7718-2011).
  • Label must be eye catching and easy to read.

The draft is open for public comments until July 04, 2021.

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