Updated on 30 July 2012
The two agencies will cooperate in drugs apart from food herbal medicines, cosmetics and health functional foods
Singapore: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Agency of Drug and Food Control (NADFC) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Under this MoU, two agencies agreed to cooperate in the areas of food, drug (API, vaccines, biopharmaceuticals), herbal medicines, cosmetics and health functional foods. The two agencies will take deliberate steps to enhance safety of imported food and drugs in collaborative manner.
KFDA Commissioner Hee-Sung Lee said, "I believe that the MoU between the KFDA and the NADFC will serve as an important milestone for the two nations to increase bilateral trade of safe and quality food and drugs which would further contribute in enhancing public health in both countries."