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    INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ON CHEMICAL SAFETY

    WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION





    SAFETY EVALUATION OF CERTAIN 
    FOOD ADDITIVES



    WHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 42





    Prepared by the Fifty-first meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO
    Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)





    World Health Organization, Geneva, 1999
    IPCS - International Programme on Chemical Safety

    ANNEX 3

    JOINT FAO/WHO EXPERT COMMITTEE ON FOOD ADDITIVES

    Geneva, 9-18 June 1998

    Members

    Ms J. Baines, Senior Nutritionist, Australian New Zealand Food
    Authority, Canberra, Australia (Joint Rapporteur)

    Dr Junshi Chen, Deputy Director Institute of Nutrition and Food
    Hygiene, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing, China 
     (Joint Vice-Chairman)

    Dr S.M. Dagher, Department of Biology, American University of Beirut,
    Beirut, Lebanon

    Dr C.E. Fisher, Head, Risk Analysis Branch, Ministry of Agriculture,
    Fisheries and Food, London, United Kingdom

    Professor W. Grunow, Head of Food Toxicology Division, Federal
    Institute for Health Protection of Consumers and Veterinary Medicine,
    Berlin, Germany

    Dr D.G. Hattan, Acting Director, Division of Health Effects
    Evaluation, Office of Pre-Market Approval, Center for Food Safety and
    Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, United
    States  (Joint Rapporteur)

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

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

    Dr P.M. Kuznesof, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Product
    Manufacture and Use, Office of Pre-Market Approval, Center for Food
    Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington
    DC, United States  (Vice-Chairman)

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

    Mrs I. Meyland, Senior Scientific Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food
    Administration Soborg, Denmark  (Joint Rapporteur)

    Ms J. Mutamba, Deputy Director, Department of Nutrition, Ministry of
    Health, Harare, Zimbabwe

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

    Dr P.J.P. Verger, Head, Observatory of Food Consumption, Paris, France

    Dr R. Vilu, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Tallinn Technical
    University, Tallinn, Estonia

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

    Mrs H. Wallin, National Food Administration, Helsinki, Finland

    Secretariat

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

    Mrs D. Akkelidou, Director, State General Laboratory, Ministry of
    Health, Nicosia, Cyprus  (FAO Consultant)

    Dr M. DiNovi, Office of Premarket Approval, Center for Food Safety and
    Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, United
    States  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Mr D.F. Dodgen, Alexandria, Virginia, United States  (FAO Consultant)

    Dr J. Greig, Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, Department of
    Health, London, United Kingdom  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr J. Gry, Institute of Food Safety and Toxicology, Danish Veterinary
    and Food Administration, Soborg, Denmark (WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Mr E.F.F. Hecker, Chairman, Codex Committee on Food Additives and
    Contaminants and Senior Coordinator Risk, Substances and Nutrition
    Division, Department of Environment, Quality and Health, Ministry of
    Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague, Netherlands
     (WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr J.L. Herrman, Scientist, Assessment of Risk and Methodologies,
    International Programme on Chemical Safety, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
     (WHO Joint Secretary)

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

    Dr F.N. Johnson, Project Director, Food Chemicals Codex, National
    Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, United States  (FAO Consultant)

    Dr Joseph H. Hotchkiss, Professor, Department of Food Science, Cornell
    University, Ithaca, New York, United States  (FAO Consultant)

    Professor K. Kojima, Professor Emeritus, College of Environmental
    Health, Azubu University, Sagamihara-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, Japan  (FAO 
     Consultant)

    Professor R. Kroes, Director, Research Institute of Toxicology,
    Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

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

    Dr G. Moy, Food Safety, Programme of Food Safety and Food Aid, WHO,
    Geneva, Switzerland

    Dr I.C. Munro, CanTox Inc., 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 J. Paakkanen, Nutrition Officer, Food Quality Liaison Group, Food
    Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, FAO, Rome,
    Italy  FAO Joint Secretary)

    Dr B. Petersen, President, Novigen Sciences Inc., Washington DC,
    United States  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

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

    Mrs M. Riordan, Team Leader (Food Standards), Food and Nutrition
    Section, Ministry of Health, Wellington New Zealand  (FAO Consultant)

    Dr J. Schlatter, Federal Office of Public Health, c/o Institute of
    Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Zurich,
    Switzerland  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

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

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

    Ms E. Vavasour, Chemical Health Hazard Assessment Division, Bureau of
    Chemical Safety, Food Directorate, Health Protection Branch, Health
    Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  (WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr D.B. Whitehouse, Bowdon, Cheshire, United Kingdom  (FAO 
     Consultant)

    Dr C. Whiteside, Division of Health Effects Evaluation, Office of
    Pre-Market Approval, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition,
    Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, United States  (WHO 
     Temporary Adviser)
    





















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