South Korea revised the limits of heavy metals (lead, cadmium, inorganic arsenic) in edible insects
By: Date: 2021-01-05 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On January 4, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced that the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has revised the edible insects in consideration of heavy metal management policies and hazards. Heavy metal limit in China. The revised heavy metal limit in edible insects is shown in the following table:
Food
Lead
Cadmium
Inorganic arsenic
Edible insects
0.1 mg/kg or less (Protaetia brevitarsis seulensis larvae, rhinoceros beetle larvae:0.3 mg/kg or less)
Below 0.1 mg/kg
Below 0.1 mg/kg
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