Recently, the State Administration for Market Regulation issued a notice on cracking down on the illegal addition of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and their series of derivatives or analogues to food. At the same time, it commissioned the China Institute of Metrology to organize experts to assess their toxic and harmful effects.

The notice stated that in recent years, such illegal cases have occurred from time to time, endangering people's health. Recently, the State Administration for Market Regulation organized the Shandong Provincial Market Supervision Department to issue expert identification opinions on toxic and harmful substances, and used it as a reference for identifying the components of toxic and harmful substances and implementing convictions and sentencing during case investigation.

The "Opinions" clarify that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and other effects, including but not limited to drugs with acetanilide, salicylic acid, benzothiazines, and diaryl aromatic heterocycles as the core . The "Opinions" stated that according to the "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China", drugs are not allowed to be added to food, and such raw materials have never been approved as food additives or new food raw materials, as well as health food raw materials. Therefore, the above-mentioned detection in food Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are illegally added.

The above drugs and their series of derivatives or analogs have similar effects, similar properties and hazards. Therefore, food added with the above-mentioned substances has the risk of producing toxic side effects on the human body, affecting human health, and even endangering life.

Post time: Jan-25-2024