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Regulations & Risk Assessment - Current Recommendations

The following articles explore the current worldwide regulatory activities related to arsenic including recommendations, risk assessment and the complexities intrinsic in these processes.

"Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Program Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods" (WHO, 2012) "European Food Safety Advisory: Scientific Opinion on Arsenic in Food" (2010) "Arsenic in rice research summary UK" (2009) "Importance of Considering the Framework Principles in Risk Assessment for Metals" (Environmental Science and Technology, 2009) "Committee on Toxicity of Chemical in Food - EFSA Opinion on Arsenic" (2009) "Advisory on EPA's Assessments of Carcinogenic Effects of Organic and Inorganic Arsenic" (Science Advisory Board, 2007) Arsenic Technical Memorandum – Technical Briefing Paper on Arsenic (July 2010) Human Health Effects from Chronic Arsenic Poisoning – A Review (Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 41:2399-2428, 2006) Guidance for and Review of EPA's IRIS Toxicological Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic (National Academy of Sciences, April 2013) Report on the Expert Panel on Arsenic Carcinogenicity: Review and Workshop (August 1997) Supporting Document for Action Level for Arsenic in Apple Juice (FDA, July 2013) Risk Considerations Related To Environmental Arsenic Exposure: Drinking Water Ingestion Versus Dietary Intake or Soil Exposure (January 2012) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) (2007) Scientific Opinion on Arsenic in Food (EFSA, 2009) A Quantitative Assessment of Inorganic Apple Juice

Last Updated: 9/4/13