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OECD Unique Identifier Commodity Traits Latest entry uploaded on
ACS-GMØØ5-3 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 14/05/2015
ACS-GMØØ6-4 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 14/05/2015
BPS-CV127-9 Soyabean / Soybeans Imidazolinone tolerance 14/05/2015
DAS-44406-6 Soyabean / Soybeans Glyphosate tolerance,2 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2 4-D) tolerance,Glufosinate tolerance 14/05/2015
DAS-68416-4 Soyabean / Soybeans 2 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2 4-D) tolerance,Glufosinate tolerance 14/05/2015
DP-356Ø43-5 Soyabean / Soybeans Acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibitors tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance 14/05/2015
DP-3Ø5423-1 Soyabean / Soybeans Acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibitors tolerance,Increased oleic acid content 14/05/2015
DP-3Ø5423-1xMON-Ø4Ø32-6 Soyabean / Soybeans Acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibitors tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Increased oleic acid content 14/05/2015
MON-87769-7 Soyabean / Soybeans High stearidonic acid 14/05/2015
MON-877Ø1-2 Soyabean / Soybeans Lepidoptera resistance 14/05/2015
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Focal Point Information

E-mail:
mytrue85@korea.kr
Country:
Republic of Korea
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Contact person name:
Website:
Physical full address:
Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, 187, Osongsaengmyeong 2-ro, Osong-eup, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheonbuk-do, 363-700, Korea
Phone number:
82-43-719-2360
Fax number:
Country introduction
Summary:
Framework
Regulatory framework:
My country has a regulatory framework that requires the competent authority to conduct safety assessment of GM food.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
My country has competent authority, agency, organization, ministry, department, committee, commission or a system/mechanism that is tasked to conduct or review GM food safety assessment.
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country follows the relevant Codex Guidelines or national/regional guidelines that are in line with the Codex Guidelines in conducting safety assessment of GM food.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country regularly conducts food safety assessment of GM food.
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
In my country, GM food/feed that contains stacked event(s) is not considered as a new product.
Supplemental information on the stacked events:
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country produces GM food or feed for commercial and research purposes.
GM food/feed imports:
My country allows imports GM food or feed upon authorization.
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
My country has faced LLP/AP situations in the last 10 years.
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country has a mandatory and positive labeling regulation on GM food (i.e., It contains GMO).
Supplemental information on the Labelling requirement:
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Other relevant documents:
Country information last modified:
01/09/2016