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Standards and specifications for foods

South Korea

Oct 06, 2022

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Proposed Amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Foods.

The proposed amendments seek to:

1. Revise the preservation and distribution standards:

− Expand the type of frozen products that can be distributed after thawing;

− Allow refrigerated meat to be temporarily frozen for mincing;

− Allow the use of room temperature and refrigerated products as components of frozen

meal kit;

2. Revise the definition of food type:

− Expand the product type of Nutritional formulas for elderly and patients;

− Revise the definition of meal kit containing meat.

 

For further information (in English), click on the Link

Check the full text of the documents (in Korean), click on the  Link

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