About us


The China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) was established on October 13, 2011 with approval of the State Commission Office of Public Sectors Reform. CFSA is a public health institution directly under the leadership of the National Health Commission (NHC).

The establishment of CFSA is a major initiative taken by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission and the State Council to augment efforts towards ensuring food safety and develop infrastructure to implement the Food Safety Law, also effectively enhancing the level of China’s management of food safety risk on scientific basis.

As the only national-level technical institution for assessment of food safety risk, CFSA performs its duties with diligence. CFSA has benefited greatly from the competent leadership of NHC and the vigorous support of various ministries, commissions, and bureaus. Led by a solid leading group, CFSA personnel have made significant achievements through hard work and innovation. CFSA fully implement the four core tasks to assure food safety: risk monitoring, risk assessment, standard management, and national nutrition planning. It has effectively given to play its exemplary role as a national team of technical support and made significant contributions to protect national food safety, thereby aiding the construction of a healthy China.