Beijing launches tracing platform for imported cold-chain foods
Beijing has launched a web-based shopping for and promoting platform to strengthen the supervision of imported cold-chain foods amid the COVID-19 pandemic, native authorities acknowledged on Tuesday.
Producers and entrepreneurs of imported frozen meat and aquatic merchandise in Beijing are required to register on the platform, in accordance with a spherical collectively launched by the municipal administration for market regulation and the municipal commerce bureau.
These firms should from Nov. 1 add sources, circulations and totally different tracing information for imported frozen meat and aquatic merchandise to the platform.
Merchandise must be labelled with corresponding monitoring codes generated by the platform.
Meals firms should not purchase, promote or course of merchandise with out archiving tracing information on the platform, acknowledged the municipal administration for market regulation.
Prospects can use WeChat or Alipay mini-programmes on their telephones to scan the monitoring codes on product packages or freezers in markets, buying the usual safety information and tracing information for the imported frozen meat and aquatic merchandise they’re about to buy.
Associated authorities departments in Beijing will step up supervision and inspection efforts, and broaden product safety on the shopping for and promoting platform.