Mid-Autumn moon cake food safety supervision and consumption tips
[China Pharmaceutical Network Policy and Regulations] The Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching, and has now entered a concentrated period of sales and consumption of traditional seasonal food such as mo...
[China Pharmaceutical Network Policy and Regulations] The Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching, and has now entered a concentrated period of sales and consumption of traditional seasonal food such as moon cakes. The State Food and Drug Administration indicated that moon cake producers and operators should implement the main responsibility of food safety and strengthen management to ensure that the moon cakes sold meet the relevant food safety standards; food and drug supervision departments at all levels should focus on mooncakes to strengthen food safety supervision. The vast number of consumers must raise awareness of risk prevention. Mid-Autumn moon cake food safety supervision and consumption tips
1. Local food and drug supervision departments shall, in accordance with the characteristics of production, operation and consumption of seasonal foods such as moon cakes, increase the intensity of supervision and inspection and sampling inspection of Mid-Autumn Festival foods such as moon cakes, and identify non-compliant food safety standards and illegal addition of non-edible substances. Foods such as moon cakes and drugs should be recalled and disposed of in strict accordance with the law; timely protection of 12331 complaints and reports should be smooth, timely acceptance and handling of consumer complaints and reports, and serious investigation of food safety violations in accordance with the law.
2. Mooncake producers and operators must engage in moon cake production and management activities in strict accordance with food safety laws, regulations and standards. It is forbidden for manufacturers to illegally add non-edible substances, medicines and “lists of items that can be used for health foods” in moon cakes, over-range and over-limit use of food additives; prohibit operators from selling unnamed factories, no sites, no shelf life and Mooncakes of unknown origin are prohibited from operating mooncakes that exceed the shelf life in the form of bareness, bulk, and tampering of the shelf life. It is forbidden to exaggerate the mooncakes, falsely publicize, or mislead consumers.
Third, consumers should enhance their awareness of prevention, try to buy moon cakes in regular food sales places such as large and medium-sized supermarkets, food stores, etc., to avoid buying moon cakes with spoilage, color or taste abnormality, exceeding the shelf life, no shelf life or unknown source. After purchase, save the storage conditions according to the label of the moon cake. Moon cakes are high-sugar and high-fat foods, and consumers need to eat them in moderation.
4. The moon cake health food is a false propaganda. The State Food and Drug Administration has never approved health care moon cakes.
5. If consumers find food safety problems in units such as moon cakes and foods purchased and purchased, or if they find food illegal activities around them, please call the food and drug supervision department to report the complaint number 12331. (Source: State Food and Drug Administration)