Useful Web Links

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Food Additives and Ingredients Association

www.faia.org.uk

Food Standards Agency

www.food.gov.uk

European Food Safety Authority

www.efsa.eu.int

Chemical Industry Education Centre

www.ciec.org.uk

British Nutrition Foundation

www.nutrition.org.uk

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA

www.usda.gov

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI, Europe)

www.ilsi.org

International Food Information Council

www.ific.org

Federation of European Food Additives and Food Enzymes Industries

www.elc-eu.org

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN

www.fao.org

EU Consumer Policy and Consumer Protection

europa.eu.int/comm/dg24/

Institute of Food Science and Technology

www.IFST.org

British Potato Council

www.britishpotatoes.co.uk

European Starch Association

www.aac-eu.org

International Glutamate Information Service (IGIS)

www.glutamate.org

Further reading

E for additives
Possibly the book that sparked the debate on food additives. First published in 1984 and revised in 1988, some E-numbers are not included but it is still a comprehensive view of additives, their roles and possible effects on the body. Authors: Maurice Hanssen and Jill Marsden, published by HarperCollins.
Food Safety: questions and answers
Peter Cox and Peggy Bruseau, Food safety advisory Centre, 1993.
Food Science, a chemical approach
Brian A. Fox and Allan G. Cameron, 6th Edition, Edward Arnold, 1995.
Flavor Chemistry and Technology
Henry B. Heath and Gary Reineccius, Macmillan, 1986