Notice of the Amendment to Food ingredient “Cordyceps militaris” Regulation issued by TFDA, Ministry of Health and Welfare
Taiwan Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare issued notice of the amendment to “Daily consumption limit and Security Marked Warning of the ingredient ‘Cordyceps militaris fruiting body’” draft on Jan 12, 2017. Previously in Taiwan, only the cultivating and consumption limit of “C. militaris fruiting body” were regulated. This time, the usage restrictions of “C. militaris mycelium” are also added. In addition to the manufacturing method and usage amount of C. militaris fruiting body originally ruled, the manufacturing method and usage amount of C. militaris mycelium are also regulated. Moreover, using food that contains C. militaris (including fruiting body and mycelium), the warning “Not recommended for infants, children, pregnant women and fungal allergic persons.” should be marked. Besides, for capsules and tablets, daily consumption list of “No more than ○ servings (or tablets, capsules)” should be noted.