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Korea Partially Amends the Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 17, 2019

On June 11, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has issued the “Labeling Standard for Genetically Modified Food” and amended the last version published on August 27, 2018 (No. 2018-65).

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Topics: South Korea, Food Labeling

Japan Publishes New Food Labelling Updates – July 2019

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 3, 2019

On July 1, 2019, the Consumers Affairs Agency (CAA)(消費者庁) of Japan has published new legislative documents regarding food labelling:

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Topics: Japan, Food Labeling

Korea Amends the Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 25, 2019

On April 23, 2019, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) of Korea proposed the amendment No. 16401 to the “Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management.”

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Topics: Labelling, South Korea

Korea Proposes New Rules on Food Labelling Standards

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 17, 2019

On April 11 and 15, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) proposed multiple drafts on food labelling rules to adopt:

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Topics: Korea, Food Labeling

Korea Notifies Updates in Food Standards and Specifications (No. 2019-16)

Posted by Irene Piao on Mar 14, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) of Korea posted the notification “Food Standards and Standards (Food Administration Notice No. 2019-16).

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Topics: Product Standards, Veterinary Drugs, Korea, Pesticides

Korea Amends Safety Certification Criteria and Risk Assessment Procedures

Posted by Irene Piao on Mar 11, 2019

The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) published new updates related to food safety:

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Topics: Food Safety, Korea

Korea Partially Amends Health Functional Food Code under No.2019-10

Posted by Irene Piao on Feb 27, 2019

On February 25, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) published a new amendment to the “Health Functional Food Code.”

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Topics: Authority/Regulatory News

Korea Amends the Health Functional Foods Act

Posted by Irene Piao on Jan 16, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Korean National Law Information Centre amended the “Health Functional Foods Act“, that will go info force on February 16, 2019 and repeals the “Health Functional Food Act (No.15938)” from December 11, 2018.

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Topics: general food law

China Food Additive Regulation Amendment Published - Sept 2018

Posted by Irene Piao on Sep 24, 2018

On September 4, 2018, The National Health Commission of the PRC (MOH) published  2018-8 Notice about five new additives such as (±)-Cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol and Neotame enlarge usage scope of seven food additives. 

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Topics: China, Food Additives

Korea Releases New Standard For “Elderly-Friendly Food”

Posted by Irene Piao on Jul 27, 2018

On July 25, 2018, Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety(MFDS) released new amendments for the “Standards and Specifications for Food” which includes the creation of the category for Elderly-Friendly Food.

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Topics: Korea, elderly, food manufacturing

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