Quality Control

Protected Geographical indication

Purpose

  • Improve the quality of geographically special fish and fishery products or processed products; promote them as regionally special business; protect consumers

Concept

  • Mark place of origin on fish and fishery products or processed products in case that their reputation, quality and other features result from geographical specialty

Legal Basis

  • Article 32 of Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act
  • Article 12 and 15 of Enforcement Decree of Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act
  • Article 56 and 58 of Enforcement Regulation of Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act
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Qualification to Apply (Article 32 of Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act)

  • Business consisting of producers or processors of fish and fishery products with geographical specialty
  • ※ Individual application is also possible when production or processing is conducted by oneself

Objects for Protected Geographical indication
(Article 32 of Agricultural and Fishery Products Quality Control Act)

  • High qualified fish and fishery products or processed products with geographical specialty
  • Certified by a deliberation council

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