Especialist Panels

This panel of experts was created in order to control natural chemical compounds produced by living organisms, which can affect food safety and, as a result, consumers’ health. Thus, a number of toxins like micotoxins, ficotoxins, saponins, divicins in broad beans, cyanogenic glycosides; tannins, gosipol, etc. could affect trade and human welfare negatively, and therefore they must be analyzed in detail.

The information assessed by this scientific group will be crucial to create parameters in good practices and procedures related to the handling of food affected with such elements.