Introduction and Summary of the 2018 Dietary Glutamate Workshop

Luc Cynober, John D. Fernstrom, Berthold Koletzko, Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens, Ashley Roberts, David R. Tennant, Daniel Tomé, Charles V. Vorhees
2018 Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism  
The 2018 Dietary Glutamate Workshop was organized and sponsored by the International Glutamate Technical Committee to provide a platform for a broad expert discussion on all relevant aspects of glutamate metabolism and safety in human nutrition. The participants reached a consensus with previous safety evaluations conducted by the global expert bodies, but contradicted the 2017 re-evaluation of dietary glutamates by the European Food Safety Authority, which proposed a group acceptable daily
more » ... cceptable daily intake (ADI) of 30 mg/kg body weight per day. The participants of the Workshop con-cluded that the present knowledge on metabolism, kinetics, developmental and general toxicity of dietary glutamates did not warrant a change in the previous ADI of "not specified."
doi:10.1159/000494775 fatcat:djuubygsfbadtoejapmgq4q3qq