To better regulate local market and hold health food companies accountable, the provincial food and drug regulator of Qinghai recently gathered representatives from 12 local health food wholesale vendors, pharmaceutical companies and health food direct-sales companies, and had talks with them on topics related health food sales fraud and false advertisement.
companies are asked to strengthen management over food safety, and make sure that health food they produce, or sell are up to standard of local and national regulations. those who fail to meet the standard will be held legally accountable.
The companies were asked to strictly control each step during the process of health food sales, from importing, storage to sales. It is strictly forbidden to sell products that have not gained official approval or conduct illegal marketing campaigns. (Source: news.sina)