China News Service, July 3. According to the news on the website of the State Administration for Market Regulation on the 3rd, in response to the detection of propylene glycol in two batches of pure milk produced by Xinjiang Maiquer Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Maiquer Company), the State Administration for Market Regulation highly Pay attention to it, and urge the Xinjiang Market Supervision Bureau to investigate the Maiquer Company and deal with it according to law.
Xinjiang Market Supervision Bureau and Changji Market Supervision Bureau immediately organized an investigation and sampling inspection of Maiquer Company. After preliminary investigation and analysis, the detection of propylene glycol in Maiquer pure milk was caused by the excessive use of food additives and flavors in the production process. To.
According to the "National Food Safety Standard for the Use of Food Additives" (GB 2760-2014) and "National Food Safety Standard for Food Flavor" (GB 30616-2020), propylene glycol is an approved food additive, and it is also a permitted food additive. Solvents allowed in synthetic flavors and food flavors.
The maximum usage of the food additive propylene glycol in raw and wet flour products and cakes is 1.5 g/kg and 3.0 g/kg respectively.
Propylene glycol must not be used in pure milk.
The General Administration of Market Supervision organized a sampling inspection of 23 batches of samples of pure milk produced by 14 companies with high market shares and pure milk produced by Maiqier. The results showed that only 6 batches of pure milk produced by Maiqier were Propylene glycol was detected, and the detected value was 0.264 g/kg-0.363 g/kg.
The State Administration for Market Regulation requires the Xinjiang Administration for Market Regulation to find out the facts of the violations of the Maiquer Company as soon as possible, investigate and punish them strictly in accordance with the law, and publish the investigation and punishment in a timely manner.