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WHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 48

SAFETY EVALUATION OF CERTAIN
FOOD ADDITIVES AND CONTAMINANTS

ANNEX 3

Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

Rome, 5–14 June 2001

Members

Dr J. Alexander, Department of Environmental Medicine, National Institute of Public Health, Torshov, Oslo, Norway

Ms J. Baines, Senior Nutritionist, Australia–New Zealand Food Authority, Barton, ACT, Australia

Professor J.R. Bend, Chairman, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (Joint Rapporteur)

Dr S. M. Dagher, Professor, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr D.G. Hattan, Director, Division of Health Effects Evaluation, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, USA

Dr Y. Kawamura, Section Chief, Division of Food Additives, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

Dr A.G.A.C. Knaap, Centre for Substances and Risk Assessment, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands

Dr P.M. Kuznesof, Leader, Chemistry and Exposure Assessment Team, Division of Product Manufacture and Use, Office of Pre-market Approval, CFSAN, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, USA (Joint Rapporteur)

Dr J.C. Larsen, Head, Division of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, Institute of Food Safety and Toxicology, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark

Mrs I. Meyland, Senior Scientific Adviser, Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Søborg, Denmark (Chairman)

Dr G. Pascal, Scientific Director, Human Nutrition and Food Safety, National Institute for Agricultural Research, Paris, France

Dr M.V. Rao, Head of Chemistry Unit, Food & Environment Laboratory, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr P. Sinhaseni, Deputy Director for Research, Institute of Health Research, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Professor R. Walker, Emeritus Professor of Food Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom (Vice-Chairman)

Mrs H. Wallin, Senior Food Control Officer, National Food Agency, Helsinki, Finland

Dr B. Whitehouse, Food Regulatory Affairs, Bowdon, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Secretariat

Dr P.J. Abbott, Australia New Zealand Food Authority, Canberra, ACT, Australia (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr A.J. Baars, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr D. Benford, Food Standards Agency, London, United Kingdom (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr R.A. Canady, Toxicologist, Office of Plant & Dairy Foods and Beverages, Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr C.E. Cerniglia, Director, Division of Microbiology and Chemistry, National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Ms M.L. Costarrica, Senior Nutrition Officer, Food Quality Liaison Group, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, FAO, Rome, Italy

Dr K. Crump, Ruston, LA, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr M. DiNovi, Office of Pre-market Approval, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Ms J. Eastwood, Bureau of Chemical Safety, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr C.E. Fisher, Food Quality Liaison Group, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, FAO, Rome, Italy (FAO Consultant)

Dr J. Freijer, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr J. Gry, Institute of Toxicology, National Food Agency of Denmark, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Søborg, Denmark (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Mr E.F.F. Hecker, Chairman, Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants, Deputy Director of the Department of Veterinary and Food Policy and Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries The Hague, Netherlands (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr J.L. Herrman, Scientist, International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (WHO Joint Secretary)

Mrs E. Heseltine, Communication in Science, Lajarthe, Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, France (Editor)

Dr F. Kayama, Division of Environmental Immunology & Toxicology, Department of Health Science, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr M. Kogevinas, Associate Professor, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr C.A. Lawrie, Food Standards Agency, London, England (FAO Expert)

Dr R. Lorentzen, Office of Science, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration Washington DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr M. Luetzow, Nutrition Officer, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, FAO, Rome, Italy (FAO Joint Secretary)

Dr R. Malisch, Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt, Freiburg, Germany (FAO Consultant)

Dr A. Mattia, Division of Product Policy, Office of Pre-market Approval, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr G. Moy, Food Safety Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr I.C. Munro, President, CanTox Health Sciences International, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr A. Nishikawa, Division of Pathology, Biological Safety Research Center, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr S.W. Page, Joint Institute of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr J. Park, President, LabFrontier Co. Ltd, Seoul, Republic of Korea (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Professor A.G. Renwick, Clinical Pharmacology Group, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr J. Rice, Chief, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Dr J. Schlatter, Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Institute of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Zürich, Switzerland (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Professor P. Shubik, Senior Research Fellow, Green College, Oxford, England (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Professor I.G Sipes, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr G.J.A. Speijers, Head, Section on Public Health, Centre for Substances & Risk Assessment, National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection, Bilthoven, Netherlands (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr P.J.P. Verger, Scientific Directorate on Human Nutrition and Food Safety, National Institute for Agricultural Research, Paris, France (FAO Expert)

Dr J.D. Wilson, Senior Fellow, Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington DC, USA (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr M. Zeilmaker, Centre for Substances and Risk Assessment, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands (WHO Temporary Adviser)

Dr N.W. Zeman, Triangle Biotechnology Consulting, Chapel Hill, NC, USA (FAO Consultant)

















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