Nutrition standards for high calorie food with low nutritional values

Korea Issues Partial Amendment on Nutrition Standards for High-Calorie Foods with Low Nutritional Value

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Posted By: Sandhya Sashikumar

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (1)-1On June 16, 2023, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea published a regulation on the “Nutrition Standards for High-Calorie Foods with Low Nutritional Value” per Article 46 of the Administrative Procedure Act.

The document highlights the following points for consideration:

  • Article 3{1) replaces the text “Food substitute" with "meal replacement”;
  • Soup noodles/noodles are now referred to as “noodles (applicable only to container noodles);
  • Meal replacement standards for Children’s favorite food have been revised for Sodium, Saturated Fat, etc.

The draft is open for public comments until July 06, 2023.

To gain access to the regulation on the proposed changes, check out the Food News Monitoring System.