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Impact of Functionality on Safety Risk Assessment

  • Bobbie Bradford
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Abstract

The functionality of a food/food ingredient may affect both the hazard characterization and the consumer exposure to the food/food product. The amount, frequency of intake, and pattern of exposure may be altered compared with that historically observed for similar foods, or the functional food may be delivered using a novel product type. These aspects must all be considered as they may impact upon the safety risk assessment.

Keywords

Functional Food Fermented Milk Reproductive Toxicity Receptor Binding Assay Fermented Milk Product 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UnileverMilton KeynesUK

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