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        ANNEX II

    SURVEY OF PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS DIRECTLY RESULTING FROM THE ACTIVITIES OF THE JOINT FAO/WHO
    EXPERT COMMITTEE ON FOOD ADDITIVES
                                                                                                                   
                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    1         1956      Rome      General principles       Report only         NMRS 15             1957
                                  governing the use                            TRS 129             1957
                                  of food additives

    2         1957      Geneva    Procedures for the       Report only         NMRS 17             1958
                                  testing of                                   TRS 144             1958
                                  intentional food
                                  additives to
                                  establish their
                                  safety for use

    3         1958      Rome      Specifications for       Mimeographed        FAO                 1959
                                  identity and             report
                                  purity of                Specifications      FAO-Volume I        1962
                                  antimicrobial
                                  preservatives and
                                  antioxidants

    4         1959      Rome      Specifications for       Mimeographed        FAO                 1959
                                  identity and             report
                                  purity of food           Specifications      FAO-Volume II       1963
                                  colours

    5         1960      Geneva    Evaluation of the        Report only         NM1LS 29            1961
                                  carcinogenic                                 TRS 220             1961
                                  hazards of food
                                  additives
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series,

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    6         1961      Geneva    Antimicrobials and       Report containing   NMRS 31             1962
                                  antioxidants             also                TRS 228             1962
                                  (toxicology and          toxicological
                                  some                     monographs
                                  specifications)

    7         1963      Rome      Emulsifiers,             Report containing   NMRS 35             1964
                                  stabilizers,             toxicological       TRS 281             1964
                                  bleaching and            monographs and
                                  maturing agents          chemical
                                  (toxicology and          specifications
                                  specifications)

    8         1964      Geneva    Food colours,            Report              NMRS 38             1965
                                  antimicrobials and                           TRS 309             1965
                                  antioxidants             Specifications      NMRS 38A            1965
                                  (toxicology and          for                 Food Add. 24.65     1965
                                  specifications)          antimicrobials and
                                                           antioxidants
                                                           Specifications      NMRS 38B            1966
                                                           and toxicology of   Food Add. 66.25     1966
                                                           food colours
                                                           (containing also
                                                           materials from
                                                           4th and 10th
                                                           meetings)
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series;
       Food Add. = WHO/Food Additives.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    9         1965      Rome      Antimicrobials,          Report              NMRS 40             1966
                                  antioxidants,                                TRS 339             1966
                                  emulsifiers,             Toxicology and      NMRS 40A,B,C        1967
                                  stabilizers,             some                Food Add. 67.29     1967
                                  flour-treating           specifications
                                  agents, acids and        (containing also
                                  bases                    materials from
                                                           10th meeting)

    10        1966      Geneva    Emulsifiers,             Report only         NMRS 43             1967
                                  stabilizers and          (for monographs     TRS 373             1967
                                  certain other            see meetings 8
                                  substances               and 9)

    11        1967      Geneva    Flavouring               Report              MRS 44              1968
                                  substances and                               TRS 383             1968
                                  non-nutritive            Toxicology          NM1RS 44A           1968
                                  sweetening agents                            Food Add. 68.33     1967
                                                           Specifications      NMRS 44B            1969
                                                                               Food Add. 69.31     1969

    12        1968      Geneva    Antibiotics              Report              NMRS 45             1969
                                                                               TRS 430             1969
                                                           Specifications      NMRS 45A            1969
                                                                               Food Add. 69.34     1969
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series;
       Food Add. = WHO/Food Additives.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    13        1969      Rome      Food colours,            Report              NMRS 46             1970
                                  emulsifiers,                                 TRS 445             1970
                                  stabilizers,             Toxicology          NMRS 46A            1970
                                  anticaking agents,                           Food Add. 70.36     1970
                                  certain other            Specifications      NMRS 46B            1970
                                  substances                                   Food Add. 70.37     1970

    14        1970      Geneva    Extraction               Report              NMRS 48             1971
                                  solvents,                                    TRS 462             1971
                                  certain other            Toxicology          NMRS 48A            1971
                                  substances,                                  Food Add. 70.39     1971
                                  technological            Specifications      NMRS 48B            1971
                                  efficacy of                                  Food Add. 70.40     1971
                                  antimicrobial            Efficacy            NMRS 48C            1971
                                  agents                                       Food Add. 70.41     1971

    15        1971      Rome      Enzymes, modified        Report              NMRS 50             1972
                                  starches, certain                            TRS 488             1972
                                  other substances,        Toxicology          NMRS 50A            1972
                                  technological                                FAS 1               1972
                                  efficacy of              Specifications      NMRS 50B            1972
                                  antioxidants                                 FAS 2               1972
                                                           Efficacy            NMRS 50C            1972
                                                                               FAS 3               1972
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series;
       Food Add. = WHO/Food Additives; FAS = WHO Food Additives Series.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    16        1972      Geneva    Contaminants:            Report              NMRS 51             1972
                                  cadmium, lead,                               TRS 505             1972
                                  mercury.                 Toxicology          NMRS 51A            1972
                                  Additives:                                   FAS 4               1972
                                  amaranth,
                                  diethylpyrocarbonate
                                  and octyl gallate

    17        1973      Geneva    Certain food             Report              NMRS 53             1974
                                  additives.                                   TRS 539             1974
                                  Review of general        Toxicology          NMRS 53A            1974
                                  principles                                   FAS 5               1974
                                                           Specificationsb     FNP4                1978

    18        1974      Rome      Food colours,            Report              NMRS 54             1974
                                  enzymes, flavours,                           TRS 557             1974
                                  thickening agents,       Toxicology          NMRS 54A            1975
                                  certain other food                           FAS 6               1975
                                  additives                Specifications      NMRS 54B            1975
                                                                               FAS 7               1975
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series; FAS = WHO Food Additives Series;
       FNP = FAO Food and Nutrition Paper.
    b  Published by FAO only.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    19        1975      Geneva    Food colours,            Report              NMRS 55             1975
                                  thickening agents,                           TRS 576             1975
                                  certain Other            Toxicology          NMRS 55A            1975
                                  substances                                   FAS 8               1975
                                                           Specificationsb     NMRS 55B            1976
                                                                               FAS 9               1976

    20        1976      Rome      Certain food             Report              FNS 1               1976
                                  additives,                                   TRS 599             1976
                                  antioxidants,            Toxicologyc         FAS 10              -
                                  sweeteners,              Specificationsb     FNS 1B              1977
                                  thickeners,                                  FAS 11              1977
                                  solvents and other
                                  food additives

    21        1977      Geneva    Certain food             Reportc             TRS 617             1978
                                  additives,               Toxicologyc         FAS 12              -
                                  antioxidants, food       Specificationsb     NMRS 57             1977
                                  colours and
                                  thickeners
                                                                                                                   

    a  NMRS = FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series; TRS = WHO Technical Report Series; FAS = WHO Food Additives Series;
       FNS = FAO Food and Nutrition Series.
    b  Published by FAO only.
    c  Published by WHO only.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    22        1978      Rome      Certain food             Reportb             TRS 631             1978
                                  additives and            Toxicologyb         FAS 13              1979
                                  contaminants,            Specificationsc     FNP 7               1978
                                  food colours,
                                  miscellaneous food
                                  additives,
                                  asbestos, lead,
                                  mercury, Organic
                                  tin, and organotin
                                  compounds

    23        1979      Geneva    Food colours,            Reportb             TRS 648             1980
                                  carrier solvents,        Toxicologyb         FAS 14              1980
                                  extraction               Specificationsc     FNP 12              1979
                                  solvents,
                                  flavours,
                                  inorganic salts
                                  and salts of
                                  organic acids
                                                                                                                   

    a  TRS = WHO Technical Report Series; Nutrition Paper. FAS =WHO Food Additives Series; FNP = FAO Food and
    b  Published by WHO only.
    c  Published by FAO only.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    24        1980      Rome      Anticaking agents,       Reportb             TRS 653             1980
                                  food                     Toxicologyb         FAS 15              1981
                                  antimicrobials,          Specificationsc     FNP 17
                                  antioxidants,
                                  emulsifiers,
                                  flavours, food
                                  colours,
                                  sweeteners,
                                  thickening agents,
                                  miscellaneous food
                                  additives

    25        1981      Geneva    Food colours,            Reportb             TRS 669             1981
                                  flavours,                Toxicologyb         FAS 16              1982
                                  sweeteners,              Specificationsc     FNP 19              1981
                                  thickening agents,
                                  extraction
                                  solvents, carrier
                                  solvents,
                                  miscellaneous food
                                  additives
                                                                                                                   

    a  TRS = WHO Technical Report Series; FAS = WHO Food Additives Series; FNP = FAO Food and Nutrition Paper.
    b  Published by WHO only,
    c  Published by FAO only.

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                                                           Publications        Identification      Year of
    Meeting   Year of   Place of  Topics dealt with        or documents        codesa              publication
    No.       meeting   meeting                            resulting                               or issue
                                                                                                                   

    26        1982      Rome      Antioxidants,            Reportb             TRS 683             1982
                                  emulsifiers,             Toxicologyb         FAS 17              1982
                                  enzymes, food            Specificationsc     FNP 25              1982
                                  colours, flavours,
                                  inorganic salts
                                  and buffering
                                  agents, thickening
                                  agents,
                                  sweeteners,
                                  miscellaneous food
                                  additives, metal
                                  contaminants

    27        1983      Geneva    Antioxidants,            Reportb             TRS 696             1983
                                  extraction               Toxicologyb         FAS 18              1983
                                  solvents,                Specificationsc     FNP 28              1983
                                  flavouring agents,       Guide to
                                  food colours,            Specificationsc
                                  preservatives,
                                  sweetening agents,
                                  thickening agents,
                                  miscellaneous food
                                  additives, metal
                                  contaminants,
                                  xenobiotic
                                  anabolic agents
                                                                                                                   

    a  TRS = WHO Technical Report Series; FAS = WHO Food Additives Series; FNP = FAO Food and Nutrition Paper.
    b  Published by WHO only.
    c  Published by FAO only.
        





















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