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27 Jan 2012 KOREA REPUBLICFood and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - CertificationKorea’s Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine Inspection Agency (QIA) was created in 2011 by merging the three agencies responsible for animal and livestock products, plants, and fisheries respectively. The report has been updated to reflect this change. No other substantive changes were made. Click Here
03 Feb 2012 KOREA REPUBLICFood and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - NarrativeSections Updated: Section I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, IX and Appendix I, II. Several of the key updates include: the creation of a consolidated Quarantine and Inspection Agency (QIA) under the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (MIFAFF); revised caffeine labeling requirements; and a newly established requirement mandating overseas laboratories conducting biotech testing on foods destined for Korea be accredited by the Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA). Click Here
12 Aug 2009 KOREA REPUBLICFood and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - NarrativeThe new certification program for processed organic food products, the draft biotech labeling requirements, and the Special Act on Children‟s Dietary Life Safety Management have been added. Labeling requirements including the inner package labeling requirements for double packaged products and a restriction of the use of a picture/photo of ingredients for a product with synthetic flavors have been updated. Click Here
05 Jan 2011 KOREA REPUBLICFood and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - CertificationKFDA’s certification system for processed organic products will remain in place until the end of 2012 and will be replaced by a MIFAFF certification system. Click Here
28 Mar 2012 KOREA REPUBLICResidue Detection Regulations for Imported Livestock ProductsThe Quarantine and Inspection Agency (QIA) under the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries conducts random residue testing on imported livestock products. The regulatory response to detections depends on whether the finding exceeds the set maximum residue limit and the chemical type. Click Here
17 Jan 2013 KOREA REPUBLICKorea Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - CertificationKorea’s acceptance of organic certificates for processed organic products issued by the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program’s accredited certifiers has been extended until December 31, 2013. No other significant changes have been made. Click Here
23 Jan 2013 KOREA REPUBLICKorea Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - NarrativeSections Updated: Section I, II, IV, V, VI, VII and Appendix I, II. The updates include the creation of a consolidated new Act covering both organic produce and processed products and the extension of acceptance of U.S. processed organic products that are certified by the National Organic Program until December 31, 2013. Click Here


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