Companies exporting dietary supplements from South Korea to Europe will no longer need to submit official certification showing its compliance to ethylene oxide levels set out by the European Commission.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has completed yet another clampdown exercise – this time round on advertisements of general foods and health functional foods that make claims in improving students’ memory and immunity.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has uncovered products containing Viagra and other medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) entering the country under the guise of vitamin C and bromelain supplements.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) claimed that three imported probiotics from Canada and Australia had actual probiotic counts that were lower than the indicated amount in its latest inspection exercise.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) recently concluded a lead safety inspection on imported US baby food brands sold in the country and one product by US brand - Plum Organics – was found to contain lead exceeding permitted levels.
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the Ministry of Commerce summoned all 91 direct-selling firms operating in China to a meeting as part of the “100-day operation” to clean up the health food market.