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Appendix D Chinese Food Regulatory System 283

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APPENDIX D 284 Chinese Food Regulatory System Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions The Food Safety Director • Analyze food safety situation, study, deploy, arrange, and guide food safety work Committee of the Deputy Director • Put forward major policies and measures on the supervision of food safety State Council Committee Members: • Supervise the implementation of food safety supervision obligations 21 department managers The Food Safety Director: Department of General A airs, Department • Organize the implementation of the State Council’s policies on food safety work, Committee Deputy Director of Coordination & Guidance, Department organize the launching of the investigation and study on important food safety O ce of the 12 department & bureau leaders of Supervision & Inspection, Department of problems, and put forward policy suggestions State Council Emergency Management • Organize the drafting of the national food safety plan, and coordinate and prompt its implementation • Undertake the comprehensive coordination tasks as designated by the Food Safety Commission of the State Council, prompt the perfection of the coordina- tion linkage mechanism, improve the comprehensive supervision mechanism, and direct local comprehensive food safety coordination institutes in implementing related works • Urge the examination of the implementation conditions of food safety laws and regulations and the decisions and deployments of the Food Safety Commission of State Council • Urge the examination of related departments of the State Council and the provincial level of the People’s Government’s fulfillment of food safety supervision obligations, and be responsible for assessment and evaluation • Direct the improvement of the inspection and governance mechanism for potential hazards in food safety, and organize the implementation of food safety regulations, governance, and joint inspection actions • Prompt the development of food safety emergency systems and capabilities, organize the drafting of national food safety accident emergency pre-planning, and supervise, direct, and coordinate the major food safety accident handling and accountability investigation and handling work • Regulate and direct food safety information work, organize and coordinate food safety publicity and training work, launch international communications and cooperation in terms of food safety • Undertake meetings, messages, and other daily tasks of the Food Safety Commission of the State Council; undertake other tasks as designated by the Food Safety Commission of the State Council.

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Ministry of Health Minister: General O ce, Department of Human Re- • Undertake comprehensive food safety coordination, and organize the Party Leadership Group Secre- sources, Department of Planning and Finance, investigation and handling of major food safety accidents; tary: Zhang Mao Department of Health Policy and Regula- • Organize the formulation of food safety standards; Vice Minister tion, Emergency O ce, Disease Prevention • Responsible for the assessment and notification tasks of food and related Chief of Disciplinary Inspection and Control Bureau, Department of Rural product safety risks; Group Health Management, Department of Maternal • Establish the conditions and inspection regulations as certified by the food and Child Health Care & Community Health, safety inspection institute; and Department of Medical Administration, Health Supervision Bureau, Department of • Release important food safety information in a unified manner. Drug Administration, Department of Science, Technology & Education, Department of Inter- national Cooperation, Bureau of Health Care, Party Membership Committee, Department of Retired Cadres, Supervision Bureau Comprehensive General Director Division of General A airs, Division of Legal • Organize the drafting of food safety standards; Coordination and Deputy General Director A airs and Audit, Division of Food Safety • Undertake, organize, investigate, and handle major food safety accidents; Health Supervision Deputy Inspector Policy & Information, Division of Food Safety • Organize the implementation of food safety monitoring, risk assessment, and Authority on Standard, Division of Food Safety Evaluation notification work; Food Safety & Warning; Division of Major Food Safety • Draft the conditions and inspection regulations as certified by the food safety Accident Inspection, Division of Occupa- inspection institute; tional Health Supervision & Management, Division of Radiological Health Supervision • Issue important food safety information; and & Management, Division of Environmental • Responsible for health monitoring and management of public areas Health Supervision & Management, Division of and drinking water. Communicable Disease Prevention, Control & Supervision and School Health Supervision & Management, Division of Medical Treatment Enforcement Supervision Health Supervision Director Party Committee O ce, Disciplinary Inspec- • Undertake 6 administrative licensing works as directly examined and approved Center of the Party Committee Secretary tion & Supervision O ce, General Adminis- by the Ministry of Health, including Ministry of Health Deputy Director trative O ce, Division of Human Resources, – Acceptance and review of new foods Division of Financial Assets, Division of Com- – Acceptance and review of imported foods from countries with no national prehensive Investigation Assistance Guidance, food safety standards Division of Health Supervision Information, – Acceptance and review of disinfectants and disinfection apparatus Division of Health Supervision Training Guid- – Acceptance and review of products related to drinking water safety ance, Division of Health Standard, Division – Acceptance and review of the certification of chemical product toxicity, of Health Inspection Technology Regulation, radioactive protection facilities, and radioactive product detection Division I of Health License Acceptance, Divi- appraisal institute sion II of Health License Acceptance, Division I – Acceptance of new types of food additives of Health License Review, Division II of Health License Review 285 Continued

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APPENDIX D 286 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions China National Director The business technology departments include • Carry out basic work on food safety risk assessment, collect, process, and analyze Center for Food risk assessment, risk monitoring, risk commu- the scientific data, technological information, and inspection results related to Safety Risk nication, risk notification, food safety standard, food safety risk assessment, submit the risk assessment and analysis results Assessment residual lab, data/information analysis unit, to the National Food Safety Risk Assessment Expert Committee, and once etc; Secretariat of the National Food Safety approved, create the assessment report and report to the Ministry of Health, Risk Assessment Expert Committee, and Sec- which will be responsible for releasing it to society in accordance with laws in a retariat of the National Food Safety Standard unified manner. In cases of major food safety risks, the assessment results are Assessment Committee reported to the National Food Safety Risk Assessment Expert Committee after being submitted to the council for deliberation. • Undertake the technical work related to risk monitoring, participate in studies to draft the monitoring plan, and summarize and analyze monitoring information. • Study and analyze food safety risk trends and principles, and put forward risk notification suggestions to related departments. • Create publicity for food safety knowledge and maintain good communications and relationships with the media and the public. • Conduct scientific research related to food safety risk monitoring, assessment and notification, and organize the implementation of training sessions related to nationwide food safety risk monitoring, assessment, and notification. • Establish a working relationship with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and provide technical guidance on food safety accident emergency response. • Provide business guidance to branch centers and provide technical guidance to local risk assessment technology support institutes. • Undertake the daily tasks of the Secretariat of the National Food Safety Risk Assessment Expert Committee, and the Secretariat of the National Food Safety Standard Assessment Committee.

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Institute for Director 9 national level detection, monitoring, • Provide technical support and services for the government’s establishment of Nutrition and Deputy Director and assessment centers and major labs; laws, regulations, and standards in terms of nutrition and food safety as well as Food Safety, 4 international organization cooperation administration in accordance with law, and conduct studies on prevention and Chinese Center centers, branches, or reference labs; and control strategies and control measures for Disease 11 secretariats or professional committees of • Carry out comprehensive analysis against each factor in food that Control and the 7 academic societies influences health (nutrition, safety, and function, etc.), and put forward Prevention assessment suggestions • Establish and perfect foodborne illness and food contamination monitoring system, carry out foodborne illness and food contamination monitoring and early warning, and provide technical support for emergency response for foodborne illness and food contamination • Undertake and implement the China National Nutrition and Health Survey, establish and perfect local food ingredients, national nutrition, and national health monitoring system, and launch the monitoring and control of nutrition and related diseases • Organize and undertake the formation and modification of national nutrition and food health standards, inspection methods, and related technical regulations • Establish and perfect nutrition and food safety control technology, and carry out promotion and implementation • Check and assess relevant products such as general food, health food, new food sources (including genetically modified foods, etc.), special diets, food additives, food packaging materials, food containers, tools and equipments, decontami- nants, etc., as well as raw materials, carry out nutrition, safety, and functional assessment and technical arbitration work, and provide certification services to the government and society • Establish and perfect the lab quality control system for nutrition and food, and undertake the quality control work of relevant national labs • Provide business guidance in the nationwide nutrition and food safety e orts as well as training for professionals • Establish a national nutrition and food information system, enhance information communication, and accelerate information resource sharing • Carry out applied research on nutrition and food, and accelerate the achievement of results • Carry out international cooperation and communication in terms of nutrition and food health 287 Continued

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APPENDIX D 288 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Food Safety Chairman of Committee Secretariat • Review national food safety standards; National Professional Working Team for Pollutants • Put forward suggestions on the implementation of national food safety standards; Standard Review Professional Working Team for Microbes • Provide consultations on the major problems related to national food Committee Professional Working Team for Food Additives safety standards; and Professional Working Team for Nutrition & • Undertake other tasks related to national food safety standards. Special Diets Professional Working Team for Food Products Professional Working Team for Production & Operation Regulations Professional Working Team for Food Container Packaging Materials Professional Working Team for Sampling and Analysis Methods State Food Commissioner General O ce (Department of Planning & • Establish policies and plans on food safety supervision and management in and Drug Deputy Commissioner Finance), Department of Policy & Regula- consumption and supervise their implementation, and participate in the drafting Administration Chief of Disciplinary Inspection tion, Department of Health Food & Cosmetic of relevant laws and regulations as well as department rules Group Supervision, Department of Food Safety • Responsible for the monitoring and management of the food health license and Supervision, Department of Drug Registra- food safety in consumption tion (Department of TCMs & Ethno-Medicines • Establish food safety management regulations in consumption and supervise Supervision), Department of Medical Device their implementation, carry out the national food safety investigation and Supervision, Department of Drug Safety & monitoring work in consumption, and release information related to food safety Inspection, Bureau of Investigation & Enforce- monitoring and supervision in consumption ment, Department of Personnel, Department • Organize, check, and handle food safety problems in consumption of International Cooperation (O ce of Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan A airs), Party Member- • Direct the supervision and management, emergency, audit, and information ship Committee, Disciplinary Inspection & building tasks of related local authorities on food and drugs Supervision Bureau, Department of Retired • Carry out international communications and cooperation related to food and Cadres drug supervision and management Department of Director-General Division of General A airs • Undertake health food license management work Health Food & Deputy Director-General Division I of License • Undertake health food approval work Cosmetic Supervi- Division II of License • Draft health food license technical codes and supervise their implementation sion, State Food Division of Production & Operation • Draft health food production, operation, and management codes and supervise and Drug Adminis- Supervision their implementation tration

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Department of Director-General Division of General A airs • Undertake food safety supervision work in catering services Food Safety Deputy Director-General Division of Food Supervision • Undertake catering service license management work Supervision, State Division of Monitoring & Evaluation • Draft catering service license management system and supervise its Food and Drug Division of Food Auditing implementation Administration • Draft catering service food safety management codes and supervise their implementation • Undertake the investigation, monitoring, and assessment of food safety in catering services • Release information related to food safety supervision in catering services • Draft food safety supervision, management, and audit system for catering ser- vices and supervise its implementation • Direct food safety inspection and detection work in catering services • Direct all work related to food safety accident handling in local catering services General Admin- General Director & Party General O ce, Department of Legisla- • Organize the drafting of the laws and regulations related to quality supervision, istration of Qual- Leadership Group Secretary tion, Department of Quality Administration, inspection, and quarantine, study and draft policies on quality supervision, ity Supervision, Deputy General Director & Department of Computation, Department of inspection, and quarantine work, establish and release related regulations and Inspection and Deputy Party Leadership Group Clearance Business, Department of Health systems, organize the implementation of the laws and regulations on quality Quarantine of the Secretary Quarantine Supervision, Department of Animal supervision, inspection, and quarantine, direct and supervise administrative law People’s Republic Deputy General Director & Party and Plant Quarantine Supervision, Department enforcement work on quality supervision, inspection, and quarantine, and take of China Leadership Group Member of Inspection Supervision, Bureau of Import responsibility for the national technical laws and regulations related to quality Deputy General Director & Party and Export Food Safety, Bureau of Safety Su- supervision, inspection, and quarantine Leadership Group Member & pervision of Special Equipment, Department of • Organize the implementation of immigration health quarantine and health CNCA Director Production Quality Supervision, Department of supervision work Chief of Disciplinary Inspec- Food Production Supervision, Department of • Organize the implementation of safety, health, and quality supervision inspection tion Group & Party Leadership Law Enforcement Supervision (Anti-counter- and supervision management on imported and exported food and cosmetics; and Group Member Party Leadership feit O ce of AQSIQ), Department of Interna- manage the production of imported and exported food and cosmetics, processing Group Member & Standardiza- tional Cooperation (WTO O ce), Department unit health registration, and the external health registration of export enterprise tion Administration Director of Science and Technology, Department of • Organize the preliminary supervision and subsequent management of imported Party Leadership Group Mem- Human Resources, Department of Finance, and exported commodity inspection and quarantine; manage immigration ber & Department of Human Party Membership Committee, Department of inspection and quarantine symbols (marks), import safety quality license, and Resources Director-General Retired Cadres export quality license, and take responsibility for supervision and management Chief Docimaster Chief Engineer • Manage product quality supervision work; manage and direct quality supervision and inspection; responsible for implementing product quality monitoring and mandatory inspection for domestic production enterprises; manage industrial product production license work; organize the checking and handling of illegal activities that violate standardization, metering, and quality laws and regu- lations; and launch forged and fake commodity crack down activities • Manage the national authentication and approval supervision and management committee as well as the national standardization management committee. 289 Continued

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APPENDIX D 290 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Department of Director-General Division of General A airs • Draft the quality safety supervision and management work system of the Food Produc- Deputy Director-Generals Division of Animal-derived Food Supervision production and processing links of domestic food and food-related products tion Supervision, Division of Plant-derived Food Supervision • Undertake quality safety supervision, risk monitoring, and market access work of General Admin- Division of Food-related Product Supervision the food and food-related products at the production and processing phases istration of Qual- Division of Food Safety Risk Supervision • Organize the investigation and handling of relevant quality safety accidents under ity Supervision, Division of Cosmetic Production Supervision the specified authorities Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China Bureau of Import Director-General Division of General A airs • Draft the safety, quality supervision and inspection, and quarantine work system and Export Food Deputy Director-General Division I of Food Safety of imported and exported food and cosmetics; Safety, General Division II of Food Safety • Undertake the inspection and quarantine, supervision and management, risk Administration of Division III of Food Safety assessment, and emergency precaution measures of imported and exported Quality Supervi- Division IV of Food Safety food and cosmetics; sion, Inspection Division of Risk Warning • Undertake the investigation and handling work against major imported and and Quarantine of exported food and cosmetic quality safety accidents. the People’s Re- public of China State Administra- Party Leadership Group Secre- General O ce, Department of Law, Anti-Mo- • Responsible for all tasks related to market supervision and management and tion for Industry & tary & General-Director nopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Bureau, administrative law enforcement, draft relevant laws and regulations, and establish Commerce of the Deputy Party Leadership Group Direct Selling Regulation Bureau, Consumer industrial and commercial administrative rules and policies People’s Republic Secretary & Deputy General- Protection Bureau, Department of Market • Undertake the obligations of regulating and maintaining market operations in of China Director Regulation, Regulation Department for Market accordance with laws Party Leadership Group Mem- Circulation of Food, Enterprise Registration • Undertake the obligations of supervising commodity quality and food safety ber & Deputy General-Director Bureau, Registration Bureau of Foreign-in- in distribution, organize the launching of the consumer rights protection work Deputy General-Director vested Enterprise, Department of Advertising in related services, investigate and handle illegal activities in the production Chief of Disciplinary Inspec- Regulation and Management, Department for of forged and fake commodities, guide consumer inquiries, complaints, report tion Group & Party Leadership Regulation and Management of Private Econ- acceptance, handling, and network system building, and protect the legitimate Group Member omy, Department of Personnel, Department of rights and interests of operators and consumers Foreign A airs (O ce of Hong Kong, Macao & • Responsible for trademark registration and management, protect the exclusive Taiwan A airs), Party Membership Commit- right to use the trademark and investigate and handle trademark infringement tee, Department of Retired Cadres, Trademark actions in accordance with laws, settle trademark disputes, enhance confirmation O ce, Trademark Appeal Board, Disciplinary and protection work against famous trademarks, and take responsibility for the Inspection Group, Supervision Bureau registration, filing, and protection of special symbols and o cial symbols • Lead the national industrial and commercial administration work.

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Regulation Director-General Division of General A airs, Division of Speci- • Responsible for food safety supervision and management in distribution, Department for fication Guidance, Division of Monitoring & and draft specific measures and methods for food safety supervision and Market Circulation Inspection management in distribution of Food, State • Organize the implementation of food safety supervision and inspection and Administration quality monitoring in distribution, as well as the relevant market access system for Industry & • Handle and settle major food safety emergencies in distribution, and investigate Commerce of the and handle major food safety cases People’s Republic of China Ministry of Minister General O ce (Bureau of Negotiation Repre- • Organize the implementation of important consumer market regulations and Commerce International Trade Negotiation sentative Secretary), Department of Human controls and major production and distribution management, take responsibility Representative (Minister level) Resources, Policy Research Department, for establishing and perfecting the necessities of market supply emergency & Vice Minister Comprehensive Department, Department of management mechanisms, monitor and analyze market operations and commodity Chief of Disciplinary Inspection Treaty and Law, Department of Finance, De- supply and demand situations, investigate and analyze commodity price Group partment of Market Supervision, Department information, carry out early warning and forecast guidance, take responsibility Deputy International Trade Ne- of Market System Development, Department for backlog control and market regulation and control work of major consumer gotiation Representative (Vice of Circulation & Development, Department of goods under work divisions, and supervise and manage the distribution of Minister level) Market Operation Regulation (State Cocoon finished oil as specified Assistant Minister & Silk O ce), Anti-monopoly Bureau (Anti- • Responsible for establishing imported and exported commodities and processing monopoly O ce of State Council), Depart- trade management methods as well as import and export commodity management ment of Foreign Trade, Department of Trade in and technology catalogue, draft policies and measures to accelerate the Services, Department of Mechanic, Electronic transformation of foreign trade growth, organize the implementation of import and High-Tech Industry (State Mechanic and and export quotas of major industrial products, raw materials, and important Electronic O ce), Department of Foreign agricultural products, coordinate bulk import and export commodities among Investment Administration, Department of For- relevant departments, direct the establishment of trade promotion and foreign eign Aid, Department of Foreign Investment & trade promotion system Economic Cooperation, Bureau of Fair Trade • Carry out antitrust audit against the concentration of business operators for Imports and Exports, Bureau of Industry in accordance with laws, guide enterprises in coping with overseas antitrust Injury Investigation, Department of Interna- indictment response, and carry out multilateral and bilateral competitive policy tional Trade and Economic A airs, Depart- communication and cooperation ment of WTO A airs (Consultation Bureau), Department of Asian A airs, Department of Western Asian and African A airs, Department of European A airs, Department of American and Oceanian A airs, Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao A airs, Department of Electronic Commercial A airs, Department of Foreign A airs, MOFCOM Committee of Com- munist Party of China, Department of Retired Cadres 291 Continued

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APPENDIX D 292 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Ministry of Party Leadership Group Secre- General O ce, Department of Human Re- • Study and put forward key agricultural product import and export suggestions Agriculture tary & Minister sources, Department of Industry Policy and • Organize the implementation of quality supervision and certification of each Deputy Party Leadership Group Law, Department of Rural Economy & Manage- agricultural product and green food as well as the protection of new varieties Secretary & Vice Minister ment Administration, Department of Market of agricultural plants. Vice Minister and Economic Information, Department of Party Leadership Group Mem- Development and Planning, Department of ber of Ministry of Agriculture & Finance, Department of International Coop- Vice Minister eration, Department of Science, Technology Central Commission for & Education, Department of Crop Farming Disciplinary Inspection at the Administration, Department of Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture Disciplin- Mechanization Administration, Department of ary Inspection Group Leader & Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Bureau, Agricul- Party Leadership tural Reclamation Bureau, Bureau of Rural and Group Member of Ministry of Township Enterprises, Fishery Bureau, Supervi- Agriculture sion Bureau, Party Membership Committee, Party Leadership Group Department of Retired Cadres Member of Ministry of Agricul- ture & Department of Human Resources Director-General Party Leadership Group Mem- ber of Ministry of Agriculture Chief Economist & General O ce Director State Chief Veterinarian Chief Economist

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Ministry of Party Leadership General O ce, Policies & Regulations De- • Undertake food industry management work Industry and Group Member partment, Department of Planning, Depart- • Responsible for the creation of the food industry honesty system Information Chief Engineer ment of Finance, Department of Industrial • Organize the drafting of industrial technology codes and standards, direct Technology Chief Economist Policies, Department of Science & Technol- industrial quality management work, and organize the implementation of basic ogy, Performance Inspection & Coordina- industrial technology tion Bureau, Department of Medium & Small Enterprises, Department of Energy Conserva- tion and Resources Utilization, Department of Work Safety, Department of Raw Material Industry, Department of Equipment Industry, Department of Consumer Goods Industry, Department of Civil-Military Integration Promotion, Department of Telecommunica- tion, Department of Software Service Industry, Department of Communications Development, Bureau of Telecommunication Administration, Bureau of Communications Security, Bureau of Radio, Department of Informatisation Promotion, Department of Information Secu- rity Coordination, International Cooperation Department, Human Resources & Education Department, Party Membership Committee, Supervision Bureau, Department of Retired Cadres, Department of Services Department of Director General Division of General A airs • Undertake the management of such industries as light industry, textile, food, Consumer Goods Deputy Director General Division of Textiles medicine, and home appliances, etc. Industry, Ministry Deputy Inspector Division I of Light Industry • Draft production plans for cigarette, salt, and saccharin of Industry Division II of Light Industry • Undertake the administrative management of the salt industry and national and Information Division of Foods salt reserves Technology Division of Medicines 293 Continued

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APPENDIX D 294 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions China National Chairman General O ce, Department of Leading • Investigate and study the industry structure, organizational structure, production, Food Industry Deputy Managing Director Enterprise Development, Department of and operation of the food industry, and put forward suggestions in terms of Association Secretary-General Statistical Information, Department of Science domestic food industry development planning, policies, industrial policies, laws, Deputy Secretary-General & Technology, Department of Market Develop- and regulations, etc. ment, Department of General Businesses, Food • Investigate, study, and analyze basic domestic food safety situations, put forward Safety Newspaper O ce, Magazine O ce, and opinions and suggestions in terms of improving general food safety levels to the 13 professional committees government and relevant departments, assist the legislative and administrative departments in establishing and perfecting food safety policies, laws and regula- tions, technical standards, and law enforcement measures, publicize and actively implement the Food Safety Law and relevant laws and regulations, and sum- marize and bring about advanced management systems, scientific methods and application technologies in safeguarding food safety and improving food quality • Maintain legitimate rights and interests of members, coordinate member relation- ships, and present opinions and requirements of members to the government • Carry out industrial statistical surveys under the authorization of relevant national departments, establish a statistical investigation system, collect statistical data, release industry information, sort and analyze statistical investigation data and conditions, submit statistical reports to relevant departments of the State Council, and deliver relevant statistical statements • Conduct report meetings, seminars, experience exchange meetings, etc. to promote research communications and help enterprises improve operation management and develop enterprise culture, thus improving the overall quality of enterprises • Organize talent, technology, and occupational skill trainings, cultivate talents for the industry, and improve employee quality gradually • Organize product exhibitions, shows, and sales exhibitions under the authoriza- tion of the government or as demanded by the market and industry development, and participate in the development of the food market • Participate in or organize the formation of food industry-related standards under the authorization of relevant national departments, and organize publicity and implementation • Assist relevant government departments in carrying out work, and carry out pre- liminary demonstration of major industrial technology transformation, technology importation, investment and developed projects under the authorization and trust of government departments • Participate in the issuance and qualification examination of industrial production and operation licenses under the authorization of relevant national departments • Run the newspaper, magazine, news report, and yearbook as sponsored by China National Food Industry Association

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Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions Chinese Institute President O ce, Academic Department, Consultation • Organize the food industry science and technology workers in studying and of Food Science Secretary General Department, International Department, Journal discussing development strategies and technical and economic policies of the and Technology of Chinese Institutes of Food Science and food industry, and provide scientific basis for the decision making of relevant Technology Editorial Department, Department government departments of Organization Communication, under which • Carry out academic communications activities 18 branches and 2 working committees are • Edit and publish academic and scientific food publications in accordance with established relevant specifications, and organize the communication of food technology information and market information • Carry out continuing education and organize the training of food technology personnel • Carry out food technology consultation services • Find excellent academic treatises, scientific and technological achievements, and scientific promotion through academic activities • Commend excellent academic treatises, scientific and technological achievements, scientific promotion, and outstanding science and technology talents with the approval of relevant government departments • Undertake scientific and technological projects and engineering project demonstrations, technical post-qualification appraisals, scientific and technological achievement demonstrations, scientific and technological literature compilations and audits, standard revisions, etc., as entrusted by relevant units China Food Addi- President Division of Information, Division of General • Hold food additives and ingredients exhibition tives & Ingredients Deputy President Businesses, Editorial Department, Financial • Organize Chinese enterprises to go abroad to participate in exhibitions Association Yazheng Department, 12 professional committees • Edit and publish the magazine China Food Additives Secretary General • Organize the formation of standards, and draft industrial plans, laws, regulations, and policies • Reflect member requirements and maintain industry benefits 295 Continued

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APPENDIX D 296 Continued Authority Person(s) Responsible Internal Departments Functions China Dairy Chairman: Song Kungang • Promote the relevant policies of the Party and the State on the dairy industry Industry Secretary General: Liu Meiju • Reflect industry requirements and existing problems to relevant government Association departments, and put forward reasonable suggestions • Organize the promotion and application of new technologies, new processes, new equipments, and new products within the industry, and carry out engineering technology consultation services • Organize communications and training activities on the economy, technology, and management of domestic and overseas dairy industry • Organize the collection of domestic and overseas economic and technological information in the dairy industry, and excel in relevant technological and information journals • Appraise and select top industry personnel and advanced enterprises • Participate in international organizations and relevant meetings on behalf of the dairy industry • Establish industry rules and agreements on behalf of the member units China Fermenta- President O ce, Scientific and Technologic Innovation • Bring about new products, new processes, new technologies, new materials, and tion Industry Deputy President & O ce, Fermentation Industry Editorial Depart- new equipments Association Secretary General ment, China Fermentation Industry Association • Organize domestic and overseas technology communications and investigation Website, Consultation Department trips abroad, and receive overseas visitors • Explore the technology market, carry out technical consultation services, and organize the import and export of biotech fermentation products • Coordinate the product pricing, technology, and experience exchange among enterprises • Establish quality supervision and inspection and quality standards under the trust of the government, and put forward suggestions on the policies related to development planning Local Food Safety O ce, Health Supervision Bureau, • The local People’s government above county level determines the food safety Government Food & Drug Supervision & Management supervision and management obligations of the health administration, agriculture Bureau, Industrial and Commercial Bureau, administration, quality supervision, industrial and commercial administration Quality & Technology Supervision Bureau management, and food and drug supervision and management departments of corresponding levels in accordance with the Food Safety Law and the regulations of the State Council. The relevant departments are responsible for the food safety supervision and management work within their administrative regions under their scope of responsibility. • The health administration, agriculture administration, quality supervision, industrial and commercial administration management, and food and drug supervision and management departments above the county level should enhance communications and cooperation, exercise their functions and powers, and undertake their respective obligations in accordance with laws.