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Food additives

Substances added directly or indirectly to food

Role of FDA

Regulates food additives in all other foods; labeling, research, education


Regulates food additives of meat, fish, poultry, and eggs; inspections and grades


Regulate pesticides


Foodborne illness-"Pulse Net", food safety


Restore nutrients


used to correct a dietary insufficiency

Delaney Clause

1958 Food Additive Amendments-no additive permitted shown to cause CA


Good Manufacturing Practices-Define requirements for acceptable sanitary operations in food plants


Exception with Saccharin


NLEA-allergy disclosure, trans fat added to label, gluten free (voluntary)


Bioterrorism Act

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