The Ministry of Food and Drug of Korea (MFDS) has issued Notice No. 2023-56, revising food standards and specifications, which will be implemented from the date of publication.
Main contents of the Notice are:
- New alternative food standards.
- New standard of inorganic arsenic in brown rice 0.35mg/kg.
- Revision of food standards and norms for the elderly. In order to prevent food poisoning in the elderly, products need to be fully cooked before production; Revision of manufacturing standards to allow the manufacture of products in an unheated state.
- Develop new standards for erucic acid in rapeseed oil. The erucic acid content of rapeseed oil is less than 2%.
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