Korean Positive List System (PLS) Progress

Posted by Xianying Cui on Apr 19, 2018

On January 1, 2019, Korea will enforce the Positive List System (PLS) to all whole agricultural products except pesticides in agricultural products which are registered domestically or scientifically proven to import. The MRLs of those pesticides will follow one standard which is less than 0.01ppm. This rule has been applied to seed and nut products and tropical fruits since December 31, 2016.

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Topics: food code, PLS, Korea, agricultural products

South Korea Releases New Food Labeling Regulation

Posted by Xianying Cui on Dec 7, 2017

On December 6, 2017, The Korean Food and Drug Safety Ministry (MFDS) released an updated consolidated regulation to the current food labelling in order to provide consumers with clearer information on food safety. The new legislation is expected to go into force on January 1, 2020.

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Topics: Korea food labeling, food code, non-alcoholic beverages, South Korea, food regulation

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