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Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants: Supplement 2: Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, prepared by the eightieth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (‎‎JECFA).


The monograph contained in this volume was prepared following the eightieth meeting of the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), which met at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 16 to 25 June 2015. This monograph summarizes the data on one contaminant group reviewed by the Committee. Monographs on seven food additive groups and another contaminant group discussed at the meeting have been published in WHO Food Additives Series 71 and a separate supplement in WHO Food Additive Series 71, respectively.

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