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Telephone interview: Appropriate use of food additives

04-22-2011 08:42 BJT

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For more discussion on the food safety issues, we're joined on the phone by Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, from the World Health Organization Beijing Office. Hello, Dr. Embarek.

Q1: Recent food safety cases are all related to chemical use in processing. But some processes require additives. What are the W-H-O's requirements on using food additives?

Q2: Consumer preference for food that looks appetizing plays a big role in manufacturers to give their products eye-appeal however they can. What's your opinion on that?

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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