Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) proposed a partial revision of Standards and Specifications for Food Additives for Food through Safety Notice No. 2023-301. Below is a summary of the proposed draft:
- Expansion of the list of microorganisms with internationally recognized safety
- Expanding the list of microorganisms for which safety data can be partially omitted to facilitate the application for new designation of food additives produced using microorganisms
- New designation of iron oxide for use in the manufacture of dietary supplements requiring shading
More details on these documents can be found on the RegASK Platform.