79. The Committee noted that Korean Insam (Ginseng) was considered as a food under Korean legislation and was used as a food ingredient in many food products traded internationally.
80. On the basis of the justification provided under CRD 1, the Committee agreed to the offer of Korea to prepare a proposed draft Codex Standard for Korean Insam (Ginseng) for circulation, comment and further consideration at the 21st CCPFV. This decision was taken with the understanding that the elaboration of the Standard would be subject to approval as new work by the 24th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.