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Restricting the import of 128 hazard food products
  • Registration Date 2020-09-21
  • Hit 1388
[The first half of 2020]
Restricting the import of 128 hazard food products directly purchased overseas

[Inspection results of the hazard information of overseas food products in the first half of this year]
117 products containing pharmaceutical substances such as Sidenafil and Yohimbine
5 products contaminated by microbiological substances such as Clostridium botulinum and Cronobacter
2 products unlabeled as allergen food products such as "milk" and "peanut"
"Cup-shaped jelly" which can suffocate kids

128 products which contain restricted substances and are potentially hazardous
-> requested Korea Customs Service to block the domestic import and sales
"Products purchased directly from overseas don't go through the official import process, making it hard to ensure their safety. So please check whether the product is banned for import!"
[How to Check]
- Food Safety Korea
www.foodsafetykorea.go.kr
-> A list of hazardous food products banned for import
- Imported Food Information Maru
www.impfood.mfds.go.kr
-> A list of hazardous food products banned for import


Please refer to the Press release on Aug. 6, 2020 in Korean for more information.
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