[Press Release, Nov 12, 2020] MFDS convenes“Global Information Session on Exported Food Safety Management”
- Registration Date 2020-11-25
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[Press Release, Nov 12, 2020 / unofficial translation ] MFDS convenes“Global Information Session on Exported Food Safety Management” aimed at sharing information on changes in food-related regulatory policies of major food importers and the results of on-site inspections □ The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS, Minister Kim Ganglip) and the Korea Agency of HACCP Accreditation and Services (KAHAS) are jointly hosting the “Global Information Session on Exported Food Safety Management 2020” for food exporters in Korea on Nov. 13, 2020. The conference will be streamed on Youtube Channel. ○ The information session was aimed at stimulating the export of domestically produced foods by providing an update on global regulatory information such as regulatory policy changes in the U.S., Australia and other major food importers and the trends in on-site inspection in Korea. ○ The highlights of the topics to be addressed in the session include ▲U.S. FDA’s foreign and import operational activities during COVID-19 Pandemic, ▲management of imported food safety risks in Australia, ▲changes in imported food regulatory policies in Japan, China and other major importers, ▲Accredited Third-party Certification Program* and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program. * U.S. FDA’s system through which third-party certification bodies such as (foreign government in charge of exports to the U.S., related organizations and entities) accredited by FDA can conduct food safety audits and issue certifications of foreign food facilities. ○ The information session is available to existing and prospective businesses exporting foods to the U.S., Australia and other countries and also anyone who is interested in regulations related to the export and import of foods. * Live streaming available through the Youtube Channels of MFDS and KAHAS. □ MFDS announced its plans to step up its support in boosting Korea’s export competitiveness. For instance, the Ministry will provide updates on the food regulation of each export destinations to alleviate the burdens of Korean food exporters.
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