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Codex Committee on Food Additives

The Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) establishes or endorses acceptable maximum levels for individual food additives, prepares priority lists of food additives for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), assigns functional classes to additives, considers methods of analysis for the determination of additives in foods and recommends specifications of identity and purity. CCFA is hosted by China.



Composite Foods

Aluminum-Containing Food Additives

Guidelines for Simple Evaluation of Food Additive Intake

Processing Aids

International Numbering System

Note 161

Steviol Glycoside


Carry-Over Principle

GFSA Horizontal Approach - Acidity Regulators, Emulsifiers/Thickeners/Stabilizers

JECFA Prioritization Criteria

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