Selerant_Korea-Amends Safety Certification Criteria and Risk Assessment Procedures

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

  • "Food And Livestock Safety Management Certification Criteria (No.2019-12)", regarding HACCP application in manufacturing, processing, cooking and distribution of livestock; the document was published on March 4, 2019 and entered into force on the same date, repealing Certification Criteria No. 2018-69;
  • "Full Amendment (Draft) Regulations On Risk Assessment Methods And Procedures(No.2019-117)", that promotes the performance of risk assessments and toxicity tests to ensure the protection of the national health against hazardous substances used in foods, but also in medicines and cosmetics; the document was published on March 6, 2019 and comments are accepted up until March 26, 2019.

The full text of the documents are available here.

Posted by Irene Piao on Mar 11, 2019

Topics: Food Safety, Korea

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