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This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee convened to evaluate the safety of various food additives, with a view to recommending acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) and to prepare specifications for the identity and purity of food additives. The first part of the report contains a general discussion of the principles governing(More)
The radiotracer method of Oldendorf was used to determine if 2450 MHz continuous wave (CW) microwave energy increases blood-brain barrier permeability to [14C]mannitol, which is normally excluded from entering the brain. Anesthetized, adult rats were irradiated singly for 30 min in the quiet zone of an anechoic chamber, at average power densities from 0.1(More)
Respiratory allergy and allergy to foods continue to be important health issues. There is evidence to indicate that the incidence of food allergy around the world is on the rise. Current estimates indicate that approximately 5% of young children and 1-2% of adults suffer from true food allergy (Kagan 2003). Although a large number of in vivo and in vitro(More)
Health Canada has identified the need for a standardized department‐wide approach for the risk assessment of carcinogens in foods (e.g., pesticides, food chemical contaminants, veterinary therapeutics). A standardized approach would better facilitate and inform risk management strategies for the control of human exposure to food sources of carcinogens.(More)
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