The Korean government will strengthen the supervision function of the center of consumer organizations on Japanese aquatic products
By: Date: 2021-04-20 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On April 16, according to Korean media reports, in response to the marine discharge of polluted water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the South Korean government will maintain a cooperative system between origin management agencies. And strengthen the supervision function centered on consumer groups.
  The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of South Korea mainly takes Japanese aquatic products as the target of compulsory declaration for circulation and traceability, and manages them from import to sales (restaurants). During this period, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries designated aquatic products that have repeatedly violated the rules of origin and high consumer sensitivity as key categories, and focused on controlling the distribution companies of imported aquatic products throughout the year.
   There are currently 17 products subject to the mandatory declaration of aquatic product circulation traceability, including 8 imported products from Japan, including scallops, sea squirts, red snapper, gurnard, scallops, black tail fish, red fish and black eels.
  Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries stated:As Korean citizens are very concerned about the origin of aquatic products, it will actively reflect the results of this meeting in the joint control plan of origin and other policies, and will hold regular civil affairs councils to continuously check related Trends, the parts that need to be improved will be improved through communication with the industry and the participation of citizens.