China Food And Drug Administration Issues New Guidance Documents On Foods For Special Medical Purposes

On April 18, 2016, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) published a series of guidance documents as the most recent part of its efforts in revamping its regulations on foods for special medical purpose (FSMP) to better promote and protect public health. These guidance documents provide detailed guidelines on how to prepare submissions to CFDA for FSMP registration, and follow the CFDA’s publication of its Administrative Measures for Registration of Medical Foods on March 10,
2016. Comments on these guidance documents are due on May 15,
2016.