A Primary Analysis on the Food Recall System: A Hard Mountain for China to Climb

Le Yang, Tengfei Tan, Zhongzhong Wu, Sisi Zheng, Jingmin Cheng


Food safety concerns people's lives and property safety, the repeated food scandals of Chinese food safety brings a great shock at home and abroad. Chinese government has put forward many policies and schemes to solve the repeated food problems in China in recent years. There are several important measures in the process of dealing with the food safety problem. Among them, food recall is the most important and linking one that should be taken when the unsafe food has already flowed into the market. The establishment of Chinese food recall system has a great significance and shows a good start and a positive attitude of China in its long fight of food safety. However, in China, the food recall system is still in the bud and dose not get enough attention, many flaws and imperfection of Chinese food recall system has been revealed in its practical implementation. This paper attempts to find the flaws existing in Chinese food recall system and analyzes the complexity and diversity of Chinese present condition from the perspective of the theory of regulation. It’s concluded that when the food safety supervisory authorities formulate the detailed plans or regulations of food recall system, they should explore a new path of food recall system and consider more the current condition and the specialty of the country rather than just put other countries’ experience rigidly. 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/ijsss.v3i4.855


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