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South Korea’s Food and Drug Administration has issued Notification No. 2017-113 Revision of Some Standards and Specifications of “Functional Foods for Health.”

This notification specifies amendment to raw materials of vitamin and minerals for food additives and food ingredients. This notification adds these nutrient raw materials:

  • Add ascorbic acid calcium (containing less than 2% of tRNA) containing trentonic acid as a raw material of vitamin C
  • Add sodium ferrous citrate as a raw material of iron

The notification was released on December 28, 2017.