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

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

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