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    INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ON CHEMICAL SAFETY

    WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION





    SAFETY EVALUATION OF CERTAIN FOOD
    ADDITIVES AND CONTAMINANTS



    WHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 44





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





    World Health Organization, Geneva, 2000
    IPCS - International Programme on Chemical Safety


    ANNEX 3

    Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

    Rome, 1-10 June 1999

    Members

    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 ( 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)

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

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

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

    Dr J.D. Wilson, 10021 Springwood Drive, St Louis, Missouri, United
    States

    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 D.C. Bellinger, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical
    School, Children's Hospital Neuroepidemiology Unit, Boston,
    Massachusetts, United States ( WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr M. Bolger, Contaminants Branch, Center for Food Safety and Applied
    Nutrition  Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, United States
    ( WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr C. Carrington, Contaminants Branch, Center for Food Safety and
    Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, United
    States ( WHO Temporary Adviser)

    Dr E. Dewailly, Director, Centre de Sant Publique du Quebec,
    Environmental Health Service, Beauport, Quebec, Canada ( WHO
     Temporary  Adviser)

    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, Joint Rapporteur)

    Mr G.S. Eriksen, Institutionen for husdjurens utfodring och vrd,
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal
    Nutrition and Management, Ulltuna, Uppsala, Sweden ( WHO Temporary
     Adviser)

    Dr J. Greig, Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, Department of
    Health, London, United Kingdom ( 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-Lon-sur-Vzre, France ( WHO Editor)

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

    Dr M. Jermini, Food Safety Scientist, World Health Organization,
    European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome, Italy

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

    Dr L.P.A. Magos, Wallington, Surrey, United Kingdom ( 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)

    Mr N. Nakashima, International Programme on Chemical Safety, World
    Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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

    Dr J.A. Pennington, National Institutes of Health, Division of
    Nutrition Research Co-ordination, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    ( FAO Consultant)

    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)

    Dr S. Resnik, Tecnologia de Alimentos, Departmento de Industrias,
    Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Ciudad Universitaria,
    Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina ( FAO Consultant)

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

    Professor G.I. Sipes, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, United States
    ( 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 P.J.P. Verger, Head, Observatory of Food Consumption, Paris, France
    ( FAO Consultant)

    Dr R. Vilu, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Tallinn Technical
    University, Tallinn, Estonia ( FAO Consultant)

    Mrs H. Wallin, National Food Administration, Helsinki, Finland ( FAO
     Consultant)

    Mr J. Weatherwax, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and
    Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy ( FAO
     Joint Secretary)

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

                   
    Unable to attend: Ms J. Baines, Senior Nutritionist, Australian New
    Zealand Food Authority, Canberra, Australia
    





















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