Additives Permitted for Use in Food Stuffs

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This Gulf Standard is concerned with Food additives permitted for use in food stuffs. 1.1 Food Additives Included In This Standard Only the food additives listed herein are recognized as suitable for use in foods in conformance with the provisions of this Standard.1 Only food additives that have been assigned an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) or determined, on the basis of other criteria, to be safe2 by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)3 and an International Numbering System (INS) designation by Codex will be considered for inclusion in this Standard. The use of additives in conformance with this standard is considered to be technologically justified. 1.2 Foods In Which Additives May Be Used This Standard sets forth the conditions under which food additives may be used in all foods, whether or not they have previously been standardized. The use of additives in foods standardized by GSO is subject to the conditions of use established by the GSO standards and this standard. The General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) should be the single authoritative reference point for food additives. GSO commodity committees have the responsibility and expertise to appraise and justify the technological


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