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MFDS Draft update of the Food Additive Code

South Korea

Dec 26, 2023

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published a draft amendment to the Standards and Specifications for Food Additives (Food Additives Code). Key points are:

  • a new definition and standards for sulfites residues for non-alcoholic beverages derived from fruit wines;
  • exemption from applying food additive standards to imported raw materials for product manufacturing;
  • inclusion of new food additives;
  • establishment of ingredient standards and usage standards for vitamin K2 as a nutritional ingredient in functional health foods.

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

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