Korea Publishes Partial Amendment of Standards of Health Functional Food Code

Posted By: Trace One

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (1)-1On September 15th, 2022, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published a regulation on thePartial Amendment of Health Functional Food Code (No. 2022-69)”. 

The document mainly focuses on the below details as follows:

  • To expand the use of raw materials in the manufacture of proteins;
  • Addition of the functional ingredient Ginseng for health benefits;
  • Removal of aloe leaf from the list of functional raw materials due to food safety concerns;
  • Addition of the specification standard for the saw palmetto fruit extract to combat food fraud with other low-cost edible oils;
  • The test methods are amended to provide effective and accurate analytical results.

The regulation is effective from September 15th, 2022.

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