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China’s State FDA Now Under Ministry Of Health

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

According to China State Council's new institutional restructuring plan, China's State FDA now reports directly to the Ministry of Health instead of the Council. The ministry will take over the policy- and regulation-forming role while SFDA will focus on implementation and execution. MOH will set food safety standards and drug laws, as well as establish a national system for basic medicine. SFDA will handle food sanitation approval, supervise consumer food safety of the food and beverage industry, and oversee drug safety throughout R&D, approvals, production and distribution. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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