KR South Korea
  • 67 - Food technology

Food additives

Proposed amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Food Additives. Language(s): Korean. Number of pages: 31

The Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the "Standards and Specifications for the Food Additives":

1)    The synonym and INS No. for sucrose esters of fatty acids are added;

2)    The definition of natural flavouring substances is revised, to include the microbiological or enzymatic processes as the manufacture method of natural flavouring substances;

3)    114 compounds for the synthetic flavouring substances are newly allowed;

4)    The standards for the use of the following 10 food additives are revised: Gold leaf, Sorbic acid, Potassium sorbate, Calcium sorbate, Sodium Metabisulfite, Potassium Metabisulfite, Sulfur Dioxide, Sodium Bisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydrosulfite.