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Control of Livestock and Fish Feed Act (Act No. 8931 of 2008).
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC100507
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia
Date of original Text: 21/03/2008
Date of Consolidation: 31/03/2010
Related Web Site: www.klri.re.kr
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: This Act provides for the stabilization, quality control and safety of feed to serve to develop the livestock industry through the stable production and quality improvement of feed.The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry shall formulate and implement a feed policy necessary to adjust the supply and demand of feed, stabilize feed prices, upgrade the quality of feed, secure the safety of feed and develop feed resources, etc.Any person who intends to run the feed-manufacturing business shall file a registration of the business as provided for in the text. Feed manufacturing businesses shall employ a safety manager assigned to guide personnel to secure the quality control and the safety of feed, and to manage raw materials, products and facilities.The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry may establish, amend or abolish standards for methods of manufacturing, using and storing feed and also specifications for ingredients of feed. The Act prescribes matters related to the registration of feed ingredients and its revocation, and the labelling of feed. Feed manufacturing businesses shall be prohibited from manufacturing, importing or selling feed which fall under the subparagraphs listed in article 14. The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry may restrict the contents of specific ingredients in the feed to maintain the quality of feed and prevent environmental pollution and may prescribe procedures to prevent hazardous substances from being mixed with the feed.The Act further provides for: feed inspection; designation of feed testing institutions; registration and inspection fees; offences and penalties; etc.
Main subjects: Fisheries
Main subjects: Livestock