The different food categories in the Act.
The relevance of the standards (Vertical and Horizontal) quality and safety parameters using two or three food categories as examples
Correlating the need for a test with the standard and limits.
Different types of extraneous matter.
Regulations of food additive: What is an additive, various groups of additives and their technological functions, INS number.
Intrinsic details of the very common food additives: food colours, antioxidants, sweeteners, preservatives, processing aids
How the limits of food additives are fixed. Role of JECFA.
How to determine ADI, NOEL and safety assessment studies
Difference between a food additive and processing aid.
The Indian Food Code and using the hierarchy to understand the category wise approval of Food additives
Regulations for Contaminants, Toxins and Residues and restriction of sales.