As one of the leading economics of the world with all development, Koreans attaches an extremely high degree of importance to food safety. Since large population eats food that is prepared from various sources, public has a tendency for contracting foodborne illness.
Food contamination is a worldwide issue: The illness is a major worry for Korean health authorities, since close to 60 million people an alarmingly high rate of nearly a sixth of the entire population gets affected by food borne illnesses every year in Korea. This always result in hospitalization for at least a 100,000 of them. Few thousands also succumb to death in Korea due to the food borne illness.
Prevention is always better than cure: FSMA is an important piece of legislative that empowers the FDA to take preventive action on food contamination. It also gives the legislative authority to prevent and rectify food contamination across Korea. And as a results of this legislation,FDA focuses on taking preventive steps to contain contamination but requiring control measures. The facilities are always required to have a plan ready in place to take corrective actions whenever necessary.
Tackling contamination at the source: FSMA also empowers the FDA to take science-based standards to produce and harvest fruits and vegetable so that illness can be contained at another extremely important source. This makes the food companies accountable for the steps they take to prevent contamination from fruits and vegetables. This is always a unique step that aims to modernize the food supply chain.
Greater emphasis on inspection and compliance: With the passage of the act, 먹튀검증 has made inspection an important aspect of its efforts. Since industry is now held accountable for the quality of the food products it provides. The food verification will take two strategies; First it will apply its own inspection resources in a risk based manner. Second it will take steps to make its existing inspection resources more effective by taking to this effect.