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June 29, 2015

This week, the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) published a report entitled "Safety evaluation of certain food additives", which includes the toxicological monographs prepared at JECFA's 79th meeting, held in June 2014.  The monographs evaluate six food additives and eight groups of flavoring agents.

JECFA serves as a scientific advisory body to the Codex Alimentarius Commission.  Codex food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database.

August 1, 2014

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) has published a report summarizing its recent meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 17-26, 2014.  At this 79th meeting, JECFA evaluated the safety of various food additives and revised specifications for certain additives.  Detailed conclusions may be found in the linked report.

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