A ministry statement said various problems had been found since the current regulation took effect in 1994, such as the absence of clear rules in nutrition enrichment and the lack of a unified classification system on the foods to which nutrition enhancers can be added.
The use of nutrition enhancers in infant food was also not in line with the current infant food standards, it said.
The statement said the amendments would follow the latest developments in relevant domestic and foreign rules and
The draft also introduced a list of approved chemical ingredients of nutrition enhancers.
The ministry has invited the public to comment on the draft at www.moh.gov.cn until Nov. 16.
The quality of infant food is a sensitive topic in