The label and instruction manual of formula food for special medical use shall not involve disease prevention and treatment, and shall not claim health care function. It should be noted that formula for special medical use should be used under the guidance of a doctor or clinical nutritionist.
How to choose formula food for special medical use
Consumers should choose formula food for special medical use in strict accordance with the guidance of doctors or clinical nutritionists. When purchasing, you should see clearly the contents of the product label.
Look at the product name. The product name indicated on the product label shall be the name approved by the product registration, such as u00d7u00d7u00d7 full nutrition formula (powder) for special medical use, u00d7u00d7u00d7 lactose free formula (powder) for special medical use infants, and u00d7u00d7u00d7 amino acid formula (powder) for special medical use infants, etc.
Second, see the product registration information. Formula food for special medical use must be approved and registered by the State Administration of market supervision and administration. The product registration number will be marked on the legal product label in the form of Guo Shi Zhu Zi ty + 8 digits. You can also check the approved registered product information in the special food information inquiry in the service section of the official website of the State Administration of market supervision. If the product registration number is not marked or the relevant information cannot be inquired, do not buy it.
Third, suitable people. The label of legal and regular products shall clearly indicate the category and applicable population of formula food for special medical purposes. For example, the categories of infant formula for special medical purposes (applicable population) are: lactose free or low lactose formula (lactose intolerant infant), partial hydrolyzed formula (high risk infant with lactoprotein allergy), deep hydrolyzed formula or amino acid formula (infant with food protein allergy), premature / low birth weight infant formula (premature / low birth weight infant), amino acid formula Formula for acid metabolism disorders (infants with amino acid metabolism disorders) and breast milk nutritional supplements (preterm / low birth weight infants).
Fourth, storage conditions and shelf life. The product label will indicate the product storage conditions, especially the storage conditions after opening. Consumers should buy corresponding products according to the storage conditions available to their families. In order to purchase products within the warranty period, products with the production date close to the purchase date are preferred.
How to use formula food for special medical purpose
Its important to repeat that consumers cant decide on their own to purchase and use formula for special medical purposes. They must use it under the guidance of doctors or clinical nutritionists. After purchasing the product, it is necessary to focus on reading and mastering the food methods and instructions marked on the label, and understand the health hazard warning instructions that may be caused by improper configuration and use. In case of discomfort or failure to achieve the expected effect during the use, consult a doctor or clinical nutritionist in time.
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Source: responsible editor of Xinhuanet: Geng Yuanyuan, nj5571