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Amendments on food additives

South Korea

Apr 25, 2022

The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS in English)  issued 2 draft amendments on food additive standards related to:

  • Amendment No. 2022-171 -  In order to prevent side effects caused by excessive intake of nicotinic acid allowed in food fortification, the proposed amendment provides for exclusive use in a specific food group.
  • Amendment No. 2022-172 -  Redesignation of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose phthalate as a food additive for the production of functional foods and addition of 4 internationally recognized types of rebaudioside M as constituents of steviol glycosides.


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