Food Safety Activities
Nongshim makes its effort for 'Customer Assurance' from ingredients inspection to production and distribution.
Management of Customer Assurance
Nongshim services trustworthy foods from the cultivation to the table.
Nongshim strictly manages agricultural and livestock products to produce safe foods.
Nongshim Food Safety Research Center
Accredited by the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS) in 1997 for the first time in the industry, Nongshim predicts and analyzes harmful factors in advance and conducts technology transfer and consulting on food safety.
Nongshim only purchases and uses safe ingredients through THE regular inspections and examinations on origin, quality and prudence of ingredients such as potato, shrimp, salt, rice and agricultural products.
Pesticide Residue Inspection
In order to prevent any use of ingredients having pesticide residue, all agricultural products and relevant products entered into Nongshim are inspected and monitored through 230 tests utilizing the-state-of-the-art analysis equipment (GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS etc).
Inspection on Radiation& Radioactivity
Inspection on Radiation
For the analysis of the criteria for food mark and the sterilization of the inspection on radiation, physical test(PSL, TL, ESR method) and chemical test(hydrocarbon analysis using GC-MS) were introduced and we undertake constant and multifaceted management.
Inspection on Radioactivity
In order to secure products safety from radioactive substance, Gamma spectroscopy equipment was introduced in 2011. The regulated types(131l, 134+137Cs) of the imported or marine ingredients are strictly monitored.
For safety in the manufacturing process and quality control, Nongshim applies the management system of global standard.
- 냉동면 최초 HACCP 지정을 시작으로 농심은 전공장, 전제품이 HACCP를 지정받았습니다.
- 농심의 품질을 달성하기 위하여 구매, R&D, 생산, 마케팅, 영업/관리 부서에 이르기까지 농심품질시스템(NSQ)를 운영하고 있습니다.
- 정기적으로 FDA, SGS등 공신력 있는 기관의 품질심사를 거치고 있습니다.
All plants products accredited with HACCP
All Nongshim plants operate the hygiene management system of HACCP criteria in order to prevent harmful factors of foods.
What is HACCP, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point?
Hygiene management system in order to prevent any insertion or contamination of biological, chemical or physical hazard factors into the foods from the production of food ingredients to the intake by the final consumers.
All companies operate ISO 9001(Quality administration system)
Nongshim complies with and manages ISO 9001 for the Nongshim products of trustworthy quality.
ISO (International Organization for Standard) 9001
International standard set by ISO for quality administration system, which certifies the satisfactory and constant maintenance of products and services provided to customers according to the requirements
Busan Plant operates FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification)
FSSC 22000 criteria is complied in order to guarantee the global level safety of products for export.
FSSC (Food Safety System Certification) 22000
International standard on food safety/security recognized by GFSI. Food safety certifying system by meeting the criteria on hygiene, safety and security through the whole process from raw ingredients to production and distribution in order to produce the products meeting customer satisfaction.