Ministry of Health: Infant Food may not be added colostrum powder
Event · Colostrum ban
On April 19, the Ministry of Health website Add Colostrum regarding infant formula shall be explained. Experts said Colostrum is the milk within seven days after the cows Chanzai belongs physiological abnormalities milk, its physical properties, composition, and normal milk varies widely, low production, the industrialization collection is more difficult, unstable quality, not suitable for use in processing infant formula foods.
Colostrum ban limited to three types of formula
Relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Health at a press conference pointed out that the The Colostrum ban infant formula may not add Colostrum Colostrum is the raw materials to produce dairy products and other foods can be added using Colostrum.
In April this year, the Ministry of Health, in reply to respond to the State General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, clear: infant formula may not add Colostrum Colostrum is the raw material production of dairy products. "While stressing that requirements will be implemented from September 1, 2012, but earlier in accordance with the relevant provisions of the production or imports products can still continue to sell within the warranty period.
Require a publisher to trigger some questions, such as whether infant food can not be used Colostrum? After September 1, if all colostrum products are unable to continue production and sales?
In this regard, the national food safety risk assessment center researcher Yan satellite files of the Ministry of Health, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the answer, infant formula, that infant formula for older infants and infant formula foods, special medical purposes three types of food, infant formula food. Ministry of Health, based on the principle of prudent, by considering the three types of formula may not add Colostrum.
He said that the implementation of the provisions from September 1, but also refers to three types of formula food, rather than September 1 can not continue to sell Colostrum.
China Disease Prevention and Control Center of Nutrition and Food a researcher pointed out that, in addition to these three types of formula foods, other foods can be added inside Colostrum zinc on.