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          JECFA (Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives)
              - monographs and evaluations 
          Toxicological evaluations of food additives and contaminants and
          of residues of veterinary drugs in food, produced by the
           Joint WHO/FAO Expert Committee on Food Additives JECFA , 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.























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