Introduction to Food Law in China, live online tutor-led training course

China has recently issued draft amendments to the labelling regulations for public consultation, this is the third consultation after taking public comments into consideration from the previous two consultations. This draft has made significent changes to the current version, related to product name, font size, date marking, allergen declaration, claims, language, QR code, etc. These major changes will be introduced in this training course.


19 November 2024


Members - £470 + VAT
Non-members - £599 + VAT



Delegate feedback (2024):

  • Comprehensive course covering a vast area succinctly.
  • The tutor was very knowledgeable and clearly knows what she is talking about. Answered all the queries had.
  • Very well presented and useful information.
  • The tutor detailed info which was new to me and is  relevant to our continued trade with China.


Benefits of attending

China’s has a fast growing consumer market and its imported food and beverage consumption has evolved dramatically over the past decades. This half day course provides an overview of food legislation in China which will help food business operators, who want to export their products to China, understand how food and drink products are regulated in China.

The course will be delivered live online over the course of one morning (0900 - 1300 hours), participants will be sent log in details for a WebEx Training session. 


Training Course content

  • Food competent authorities in China
  • Introduction to China’s Food Safety Law
  • GB Standards
  • General labelling & nutritional labelling regulations
  • Food additives and GMO regulations
  • Product registration and health food
  • Novel food regulations
  • Standards on mycotoxins, contaminants, pesticides, pathogens


Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Build knowledge on the food legislation framework in China
  • Be aware of differences in labelling requirements between the UK and China
  • Understand how food additives, pesticides, GMO and health food, etc are regulated.
  • Understand on whether they need to, and how they can register their products
  • Gain information on novel food application
Event Director - Xiangwen He

Further information

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