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Health Functional Food Act (Act No. 18359)
Local Title:
건강기능식품에 관한 법률 ( 약칭: 건강기능식품법 )
Country/Region:
South Korea
Competent Authority:
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Type:
Regulation
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2021-07-27
Implementation Date:
2022-07-28
Applicable Scope:
Health food
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Language Source Title Access
KO
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Summary

This act is applicable to all kinds of health functional foods in Korea. It   includes the information of terminology and definition of health food,   business types and facility standards, permission for business, reporting,   criteria and standards, recognition of raw materials, label, advertisement,   inspection, good manufacturing practice regulation etc.


Law Hierarchy

  • Main Act: Health Functional Food Act

  • Enforcement decree: Enforcement Decree of The Health Functional Food Act

  • Enforcement rule: Enforcement Rule of Health Functional Food Enforcement Regulation

  • Subordinate regulations: Health Functional Food Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP); Food Traceability Management Standard; Requirements on Food, etc. Subject to an Inspection Order; Food, Food Additives, Livestock Product and Health Functional Food Shelf Life Determination Standard

History
2021-07-27
Health Functional Food Act (Act No. 18359)
In force
Release Date: 2021-07-27
Implementation Date : 2022-07-28
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