New Agency Created to Regulate Food and Drug Safety

New Agency Created to Regulate Food and Drug SafetyDetails in the new Central Government agency that will be responsible for the regulation of food and drug safety which is part of the restricting plan that will be approved during the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress.

By implementing a reorganization plan integrating departments in charge of food safety from various government agencies into the State Food and Drug Administration that will create a food safety agency in hopes to avoid overlap and blind spots. Furthermore relevant departments from the Food Safety Commission, the Administration for Industry and Commerce and the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine will be detached from their original agencies and integrated to the new agency.

The new agency will be upgraded to a ministerial level which is directly under the cabinet and will be expected to be headed by SFDA chief Li Yin.

The restructuring it allowed three agencies control of food safety regulation. The new agency is in charge of regulating food production along with the Ministry of Agriculture which will oversee primary production while the Ministry of Health will be in charge of establishing food safety and risk evaluation.N

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