Trade Consultation Forum

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Agenda and Presentation Materials of meeting

Notes of meeting

  1. Progress of SVE applications
    Presentation Material
  2. Control of Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) under Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, Chapter 134 [GBL has been used as a flavouring agent in food] Note1
  3. Full Implementation of Food Safety Ordinance from 1 February 2012
  4. Trade Guidelines on Preparation of Legible Food Label
    Presentation Material
    Information Sheet 1
    Information Sheet 2
  5. Nutrition and Health Claims on Prepackaged Food
    Presentation Materials
  6. Amendment to Microbiological Guidelines for Ready-to-eat Food

Note 1: GBL is a dangerous drug under Dangerous Drug Ordinance. Security Bureau understands that GBL can be existed in flavouring agents / composite flavouring agents and is now considering to set exemption level. Nevertheless, the exact exemption level has not been determined yet.