2015–2020 Food Ingredients Expert Committee Work Plan


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Upcoming Official Meetings

  • TBD

Past Meetings – Executive Summaries

Latest Updates

  • October 10-11, 2019 in USP-U.S., Rockville, MD – Contact conferences@usp.org for more information.

Focus Areas

  • Food additives, food colors, substances generally recognized as safe (GRAS)
  • Processing aids, such as enzymes, extraction solvents, filter media, and boiler water additives
  • Foods, such as fructose and dextrose
  • Functional ingredients that affect not the foods to which they are added, but the human body when the food is consumed

Expert Committee Charge

The Food Ingredients Expert Committee is responsible for the development and revision of monographs and their associated USP Reference Standards for food ingredients.

Key Issues

Subgroups and Expert Panels

  • Dietary Proteins Expert Panel
  • Honey Expert Panel
  • Olive Oil Authenticity and Quality Expert Panel

Ballot Results and Standards-Development