WHO Food Additives Series Series 62

Safety Evaluation of Certain Food Additives

Seventy-first Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

May 2011
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    12th May 2011
  • ISBN 9789241660624
  • Language English
  • Pages 289 pp.
  • Size 8" x 10"

The toxicological monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on a number of food additives: branching glycosyltransferase from Rhodothermus obamensis expressed in Bacillus subtilis, cassia gum, ferrous ammonium phosphate, glycerol ester of gum rosin, glycerol ester of tall oil rosin, lycopene from all sources, octenyl succinic acid modified gum arabic, sodium hydrogen sulfate and sucrose oligoesters type I and type II. A monograph on the assessment of dietary exposure to cyclamic acid and its salts is also included.

This volume and others in the WHO Food Additives Series contain information that is useful to those who produce and use food additives and veterinary drugs and those involved with controlling contaminants in food, government and food regulatory officers, industrial testing laboratories, toxicological laboratories and universities.

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