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Efsa reviews safety of glutamates added to food
The acceptable daily intake is 30 mg/kg body weight per day for all six of these additives
Efsa has established a safe intake level for glutamic acid and glutamates used as food additives after re-evaluating their safety. The Authority also concluded that estimated dietary exposure to glutamic acid and glutamates may exceed not only the safe level but also doses associated with adverse effects in humans for some population groups. On this basis, Efsa’s experts recommend reviewing the maximum p...
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