WHO Food Additives Series Series 75

Safety Evaluation of Certain Food Additives

Eighty-fourth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)

September 2019
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    15th September 2019
  • ISBN 9789241660754
  • Language English
  • Pages 249 pp.
  • Size 8" x 11"

This volume contains monographs prepared at the eighty-fourth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), which met in Rome, Italy, from 6 to 15 June 2017. The toxicological and dietary exposure monographs in this volume summarize the safety and/or dietary exposure data on eight specific food additives: Brilliant Blue FC; ß-carotene-rich extract from Dunaliella salina; Fast Green FCF; Gum ghatti; Jagua (Genipin-Glycine) Blue; metatartaric acid; tamarind seed polysaccharide; and yeast extracts containing mannoproteins.

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 or are involved with controlling contaminants in food; government and food regulatory officers; industrial testing laboratories; toxicological laboratories; and universities.

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