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Draft amendment to the Act on Imported Food Safety Management

South Korea

Dec 27, 2023

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has issued a draft amendment of the "Special Act on Imported Food Safety Management" with the scope to strengthen the safety management of imported food.

Key points:

  • to introduce import hygiene assessments for animal foods that do not fall under the category of livestock products;
  • to provide a basis for conducting inspections and fact-finding investigations on directly purchased overseas foods to support consumers' safe purchase improving some deficiencies in the operation of the current system.

For further information (in Korean), click on the Link


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