IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer


JECIF

Joint Expert Committee on the Wholesomeness of Irradiated Food

JEFCA

Joint Committee on Food Additives


MTD

Maximum tolerated dose


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCA

National Coffee Association

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCTR

National Center for Toxicological Research

NLEA

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act

NOEL

No observed effects level

NTP

National Toxicology Program


P&G

Procter & Gamble

PAFA

Prioritizing the assessment of food additives

PBPK

Physiologically-based pharmacokinetics


QRA

Quantitative risk assessment


RNA

Ribonucleic acid

RTI

Radiation Technology, Inc.


SAR

Structure/activity relationships

SGPT

S glutathione protein transferase

SOT

Society of Toxicology

SPE

Sucrose polyester


TCE

Trichloroethylene

TSH

Thyroid stimulating hormone


USDA

United States Department of Agriculture


WHO

World Health Organization



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