Compendium of Food Additive Specifications: Addendum 11

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This publication contains specifications of identity and purity in certain food additives, prepared at the 61st meeting of a joint FAO/WHO Committee, held in Rome in June 2003. The aim is to identify substances subject to biological testing, to ensure they meet purity levels required for safe use in food and to reflect and encourage good manufacturing practice. There were a total of 270 specifications considered, including 245 flavouring agents; 155 compounds were newly adopted, of which 14 remained tentative, and 114 specifications were revised of which 22 remained tentative.

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