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The definition of health food products in China

  

  • Health food is defined as food that has specified health functions, suitable to be taken by specified group(s) of people, and for the regulation of the functional states of the human body and is not used for the treatment of diseases.
  • The category includes vitamin and mineral supplements that may not be used for the purpose of disease treatment.
  • All health food sold within China must be approved and registered with the SFDA, which will assess and examine the security, effectiveness, quality control and labeling of products.