The Food Risk Assessment (FORA) project

David E.G. Shuker (David E.G. Shuker is Senior Scientist, MRC Toxicology Unit, Hodgkin Building, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Publication date: 1 December 2000


Describes the work of the Food Risk Assessment (FORA) project in the UK. Outlines the aims of: developing methodologies to measure exposure to and the effects of mutagens associated with diet; examining differences in individual responses to similar diets; developing approaches for the identification of protective or moderating factors in diet; and using the results to develop improved methods for food safety evaluation.



Shuker, D. (2000), "The Food Risk Assessment (FORA) project", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 30 No. 6, pp. 283-287.

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