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Infant formula adulteration with melamine underscores need for better detection methods
Date:6/17/2009

tened by recurring incidents of deliberate or inadvertent food contamination, it is less plausible to do soand consumers see little distinction between the two. Both quality and safety need to be addressed not only in terms of microbial contamination (such as Salmonella or E. coli), but in terms of the standards for ingredients used to make or fortify foods for human and animal consumption.

USP publishes the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), a collection of written quality standards that are used worldwide. USP also provides accompanying physical reference standards that food ingredients manufacturers can use to test the identity and quality of their products. As an organization that has been setting quality standards for pharmaceuticals for nearly 200 years, USP is well qualified to do so for food ingredients and dietary supplements.


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Contact: Francine Pierson
fp@usp.org
301-816-8588
US Pharmacopeia
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