Source: US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service
On October 14, 2017, China’s Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) published the final version of its amended Hygienic Standard for Feed GB 13078. The standard takes effect on May 1, 2018. The standard was notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on September 28, 2016. The standard expands coverage of contaminants and feed varieties. The standard defines maximum limits of different hygienic items for various feed ingredients and animals as well as different feeds based on various stages of development. Over 100 maximum limits were amended or added to the standard. To correspond with the advances in technology this standard amends or adds testing methodologies for some items. The United States feed traders who intend to export products to China are recommended to review this standard and consult with Chinese importers for specifics. This report contains an UNOFFICIAL translation of the standard.
China: Hygienic Standard for Feeds