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By Huang Jianwen, King & Wood Mallesons’ Investment Group

huang_jianwenThe amended PRC Food Safety Law (the “2015 Food Safety Law”) is regarded by many in the media as the harshest food safety law in history. The liabilities of food safety violators are significantly increased under the new food safety legislation. Moreover, it establishes a new and more refined food safety regulatory system that gives food safety regulators broader and more robust supervisory powers. The 2015 Food Safety Law was passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on April 24, 2015 and will take effect on October 1, 2015.
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