Monitoring adverse reactions to food additives in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

@article{Tollefson1988MonitoringAR,
  title={Monitoring adverse reactions to food additives in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.},
  author={Linda R Tollefson},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={1988},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={438-46}
}
Technological advances in food science have resulted in the development of numerous food additives, most of which require premarket approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Concomitant with the benefits of these additives, such as extending the shelf life of certain food commodities, is the potential for various risks. These potential risks include the possibility of the consumer experiencing an adverse reaction to the additive. In order to ascertain the character and the gravity of… CONTINUE READING