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Research Report on Food Safety Information Disclosure

Before the reform of the food safety management system, 13 departments, including the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Health, State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC), Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ), State Administration of Grain, and State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), were responsible for food safety supervision and management. Of them, the Ministry of Health, Ministry of

Agriculture, Ministry of Commerce, SAIC, AQSIQ, and SFDA had direct responsibilities for administrative law enforcement and management. Other departments were only partially responsible for food safety management. For example, the salt industry was managed by the NDRC. is book analyzes the situation of food safety information disclosure based on search of the websites of the six departments with direct responsibilities for administrative law enforcement and management.