THE NATIONAL HEALTH AND SANITATION COMMISSION ISSUES LETTER ON CLASSIFICATION BETWEEN FOODS AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINES MATERIALS

On April 27, 2018, the National Health and Sanitation Commission issued a letter regarding the solicitation of the management advice on 9 kinds of substances such as Codonopsis that are both foods and traditional Chinese medicines materials. It is planned to administrate 9 kinds of substances such as Codonopsis, Cistanche, Dendrobium candidum, American ginseng, Astragalus, Ganoderma lucidum, Gastrodia elata, Hawthorn and Eucommia ulmoides in accordance with the quality of food substances. The deadline for soliciting comments is May 30, 2018.