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Guidance, Law & Regulations

Regulations Governing the Labeling of Restructured Meat Products

【Update Date:2015-10-14】 unit:食品組
Regulations Governing the Labeling of Restructured
Meat Products

Article 1
The regulation is established under the provisions of subparagraph 10 of
paragraph 1 of Article 22 and paragraph 2 of Article 25 of the Act Governing
Food Safety and Sanitation.
Article 2
This regulation is applicable to the meat (fish) products made of one or more of
the processing technology by reformed, combined or pressure-shaped, and
the appearance of the product for the steak (slice), could lead to consumers’
misleading as whole pieces of meat products.
Article 3
Restructured of packaged foods shall be labeled in Chinese the word
"Restructure”, “Combination “, or the words with equivalent meaning shall be
marked in the product name. The note “only for well cooked “or the words with
equivalent meaning shall also be labeled.
Article 4
Food vendors with business registration selling restructured of bulk foods shall
be labeled in Chinese the word "Restructure”, “Combination “, or the words
with equivalent meaning shall be marked in the product name. The note “only
food for well cooked “or the words with equivalent meaning shall also be
labeled.
Methods of labeling: Card, mark (label), notice board are permitted options for
selecting either posting, hanging, erecting (inserting), sticking or other ways
that can be clearly identified. The length and width of the character unit for the
place of origin of mark (label) shall not be less than two millimeters, and not
less than two centimeters if labeled by other methods.
Article 5
Food meals for food vending locations shall be labeled in Chinese the word
"Restructure”, “Combination “, or the words with equivalent meaning shall be
marked in the product name. The note “only for well cooked “or the words with
equivalent meaning shall also be labeled.
Methods of labeling: Card, mark (label), menu or notice board are permitted
options for selecting either posting, hanging, erecting (inserting), sticking or
other ways that can be clearly identified. The length and width of the character
unit for the place of origin of mark (label) shall not be less than two millimeters,
and not less than two centimeters if labeled by other methods.