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New amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Foods published

South Korea

Jul 20, 2023

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

The amendment seeks to:

  1. Revise the definition, the standard and specification of certain foods.
  2. Revise the "Ingredients Approved for Use in Food" list by newly adding 105 ingredients including "Lilium hansonii".
  3. Revise and establish the maximum residual limits of pesticides for agricultural products [114 pesticides including Glyphosate].
  4. Revise the maximum residual limit of veterinary drugs for fish [Febantel/Fenbendazole/Oxfendazole].
  5. Revise and establish the general test methods.
  6. Revise several terms for clarification and harmonization.

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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