South Korean parliamentarians proposed a draft law on medical food
By: Date: 2022-07-20 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
 Food partner online news On July 20, according to Korean media reports:on July 19, in order to systematically manage the medical food consumed by patients who need special dietary therapy, South Korean parliamentarians proposed the formulation of a draft law on medical food.
 
The South Korean congressman said,”medical food is to improve the nutritional status of patients. When the medical condition of patients is not suitable for eating other foods and the malnutrition condition is in danger of worsening, it needs more stringent management requirements than ordinary food. However, at present, in South Korea, the category, safety and quality management of medical food are the same as ordinary food, and the food hygiene law is passed.” At present, there is no systematic management system reflecting the characteristics of medical food.”
 
In this regard, the draft law on medical food stipulates matters related to medical food consumed by patients who need special dietary therapy. The purpose of the law is to improve national health and protect consumers.