Food safety and quality
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OECD Unique Identifier Commodity Traits Latest entry uploaded on
ACS-GMØØ5-3 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 24/04/2018
ACS-GMØØ6-4 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 24/04/2018
ACS-ZMØØ3-2 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance 18/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ2-5 Cotton Glyphosate tolerance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ2-5 x BCS-GHØØ4-7 x BCS-GHØØ5-8 x SYN-IR1Ø2-7 Cotton Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance,Glufosinate tolerance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 Cotton Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3xMON-15985-7 Cotton Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ2-5xBCS-GHØØ4-7xBCS-GHØØ5-8 Cotton Insect resistance,Glyphosate tolerance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ4-7xBCS-GHØØ5-8 Cotton Insect resistance,Herbicide tolerance 22/06/2018
BCS-GHØØ5-8 Cotton Glufosinate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 22/06/2018

Focal Point Information

Republic of Korea
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Contact person name:
Physical full address:
Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, 187, Osongsaengmyeong 2-ro, Osong-eup, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheonbuk-do, 363-700, Korea
Phone number:
Fax number:
Country introduction
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:
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:
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