GAC | Unqualified Imported Foods & Cosmetics in May, 2019 / by Nikolaas Tilkin-Franssens

According to the monthly notice of unqualified foods and cosmetics by GAC, 82 batches of imported foods and 2 batches of imported cosmetics were found unqualified and refused for entry in May, 2019.

Unqualified foods came from 19 countries or regions (Taiwan, Czech Republic and France were Top 3), involving 14 categories. Grans & cereals and their products, beverages, pastries and biscuits were the major unqualified food categories.

The foods refused for entry did not comply with China’s laws and regulations. The main reasons of rejection were: unqualified quality, microbial contamination and lack of inspection and quarantine approval.

Unqualified cosmetics came from Italy, which were skin care cosmetics. The rejection reason was inconsistent goods and documents.

The above mentioned unqualified foods and cosmetics had been returned or destroyed at ports, according to GAC.

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