The concept of the acceptable daily intake: an historical review.

@article{Truhaut1991TheCO,
  title={The concept of the acceptable daily intake: an historical review.},
  author={Ren{\'e} Truhaut},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={1991},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={151-62}
}
In the first section the sequence of events is outlined which leads to the author's proposal to consider the concept of acceptable daily intake (ADI) for pesticide residues. He developed his theory referring to specific aspects during meetings with experts on the toxicological evaluation of chemical agents which become introduced into foodstuffs intentionally or unintentionally. These meetings were organized periodically by the European Council or Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committees on food… CONTINUE READING

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