South Korea: Guidance and inspection on safety management of agricultural and marine products in summer

South Korea
Published Jun 12, 2023

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The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced that they would conduct collection, inspection, guidance, and inspection together with 17 local governments from June to September for preemptive safety management of fishery products in preparation for the hot summer season.

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In the summer season when the temperature and humidity increase and the seawater temperature rises, this inspection was prepared to supply safe marine products to the public by intensively inspecting items that are at risk of spoilage or deterioration and blocking the distribution and sale of harmful foods. As the seawater temperature rises and there are concerns about the occurrence of patients due to the proliferation of Vibrio bacteria, Vibrio bacteria tests are conducted on 1,000 cases of marine products mainly consumed as sashimi in summer, such as halibut, rockfish, and conch. In addition, it plans to carry out inspections to check whether farmed fishery products meet the residue standards for veterinary drugs. As a result of the inspection, fishery products that are judged unsuitable will be promptly banned from sale or recalled, and unsuitable information will be disclosed to the Food Safety Nation. In addition, rapid food poisoning inspection vehicles are deployed in ...
Source: Fisheco
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