South Korea Food & Regulation Recap: Q1

by Lorraine Li at ChemLinked 1. Packaging Materials Recyclability Grade Evaluation Standard| Jan. 7 On January 7, 2021, MOE (Ministry of Environment) revised Packaging Materials Recyclability Grade Evaluation Standards. The evaluation standards of glass bottles and PET bottles are modified. Situations of coating/coloring the glass bottles' body and printing the labels directly on the glass … Continue reading South Korea Food & Regulation Recap: Q1

EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its annual report on emerging risks. The top 10 risks were defined as follows: Outbreak related to the consumption of raw beetroot in France; Growth of Vibrio spp in Northern waters and TTX detection in European bivalve shellfish in UK; Putative new influenza virus that has … Continue reading EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed