|Food Additives_JECFA Monographs.doc||992 KB|
The attached document contains a list of food additives and contaminants and residues of veterinary drugs in food. The listed food additives are linked to the toxicological evaluations produced by the Joint WHO/FAO Expert Committee on Food Additives JECFA. The evaluations are used by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and national governments to set international food standards and safe levels for protection of the consumer. The monographs provide the toxicological information upon which the JECFA makes its evaluations. These monographs are prepared by scientific experts and peer reviewed at the JECFA meetings.