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New specifications for Iron Oxide published

South Korea

Sep 27, 2023

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has issued Notice No. 2023-60, amending part of the Food Additives Code, which reads as follows:

  • In order to facilitate the application of new food additives produced using microorganisms, the extended section of the microbial catalogue can be exempted from safety information.
  • Newly set the provisions and composition specifications of iron oxide that can be used in the production of healthy functional foods that require shading.

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

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