About us

This division consists of three sections engaged in research work on chemically synthesized food additives, natural food additives, novel food additives such as those produced by biotechnology, and food apparatus, containers and packages.

The research work is involved with the following areas: establishment of specifications and standards, development and improvement of analytical methods, revision of the Japan's Specifications and standards for Food Additives, and other investigations related to their safety.

Division Head
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First Section
Researach work related to chemically synthesized food additives.     →more information
Second Section
Researach work related to natural food additives and novel food additives such as those produced by biotechnology.       →more information
Third Section
Researach work related to food apparatus, containers, packages toys and others.     →more information
Fourth Section
Researach work related to import/export food additives.          →more information
Food Additive Designation Consultation Center(FADCC)
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What's new

2022.10.1
Dr. Abe was assigned to the chief of the Second section.
2022.7.1
Dr. Fujihara was assigned to the Third section.
2022.6.17
We revamped our website.
2022.4.1
Dr. Sugimoto was assigned to the head of division of food additives.
 

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