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Title: Evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants : thirty-first report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives [meeting held in Geneva from 16 to 25 February 1987]
Other Titles: Evaluation de certains additifs alimentaires et contaminants : trente et unième rapport du Comité mixte FAO/OMS des additifs alimentaires [réuni à Genève du 16 au 25 février 1987]
Evaluación de ciertos aditivos alimentarios y contaminantes de los alimentos : 31 informe del Comité Mixto FAO/OMS de Expertos en Aditivos Alimentarios [se reunió en Ginebra del 16 al 25 de febrero de 1987]
Authors: Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
World Health Organization
Issue Date: 1987
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: English
French
Spanish
Abstract: Opens with brief comments on methodological principles governing the evaluation of substances considered by the committee, including substances present in animal feeds and additives in infant foods. The most extensive section summarizes available chemical, biological, and toxicological data on a number of food additives and contaminants that were either evaluated for the first time or re-evaluated by the committee. These include substances in the general categories of enzyme preparations, flavouring agents, food colours, a miscellaneous group of food additives, and aflatoxins. Annexed to the report are three additional sections, including a bibliography of reports and documents, a table communicating the status of acceptable daily intakes and specifications issued for compounds considered by the committee, and a list of further toxicological studies and information required or desired for certain substances
Description: 53 p.
Subject: Food Additives
Food Contamination
Context: toxicity
metadata.dc.subject.other: Community Health and Primary Health Care
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39108
Other Identifiers: 9241207590
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