Korea To Issue New Rules on Food Labelling – October 2019

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 30, 2019

On October 28, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has published new amendments on labelling standards and methods:

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Topics: Labelling, Korea

Korea Partially Amends Pesticides MRLs in Agricultural Products on Production Stage

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 17, 2019

On October 16, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has published the “Partial Amendment of Regulation on Hazardous Substance Maximum Residue Limits in Agricultural Product in the Stage of Production (No.2019-92)” by repealing the draft from September 10, 2019.

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Topics: Food Safety, Korea, Pesticides

Korea Publishes a Partial Amendment of the Food Additives Code

Posted by Irene Piao on Aug 28, 2019

On August 26, 2019, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea has updated the list of additives publishing the  “Partial Amendment of the Korea Food Additives Code / Korea Food Additives Standard and Specification(No.2019-71)”

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Topics: 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

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: 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 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: Korea, food code, PLS, agricultural products

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