Sanitation Standard for Microorganisms in Foods

Article 1
This standard is prescribed in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation (herein referred to as "this Act").
Article 2
The scopes of this standard include food microorganisms and their toxins or metabolites, but do not include fungi and mycotoxins.
Article 3
The limits for food microorganisms and their toxins or metabolites shall meet the requirements in the table in Annex.
  • Annex.pdf
Article 4
Non-compliant under the jurisdiction of subparagraphs 4 of paragraph 1 of Article 15 of this Act and Article 6 of Rules for the Implementation of this Act, shall be sanctioned in accordance with violating Article 15 of this Act.
Article 5
This standard shall be implemented from July 1, 2021.