- Nickel now can be used as catalyst during fat hardening, and some food additives like manganese gluconate have had their application scope/usage requirements updated.
On Jun. 29, 2018, Korea MFDS announced the revision to “Food Additive Code”, including:
New food additive
Nickel now can be used as food additive specifically as a catalyst during the fat hardening process.
Food flavoring and fragrance
60 permitted substances for synthetic fragrance are revised and 28 are newly added. Besides, L- cysteine hydrochloride can now be used as a food flavoring.
7 products such as manganese gluconate and L- cysteine hydrochloride have had their usage requirements updated. 5 aluminiferous food additives including aluminum ammonium sulfate have both application scope and usage requirement amended.
Protein analyzer testing method is newly included in nitrogen quantitative method
Infant formula for Lactoprotein sensitized/allergic infant is a new sub-category of infant formula food (formula milk)