Food Additives for Central America

Food Additives: A global perspective on use and safety
San Salvador, El Salvador
January 26, 2015
Hotel Real Intercontinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall

This event was organized by U.S Deparment of Agriculture (USDA), Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS), American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and ILSI Mesoamerica.

It was attended by representatives of the governments of Central America and the Dominican Republic.

Event schedule


Dr. Mitchell Cheeseman.

Former U.S. FDA Office of Food Additive Safety Director; Steptoe & Johnson LLC.

Dr. Bern Magnuson.

Calorie Control Council and an internationally recognized food toxicologist.

Priscilla Zawislak.

International Food Additives Council

Fred Faulkner.


Sue Ann McAvoy.

International Association of Color Manufacturers

Dr. Miro Smirga.

The Glutamate Association of the USA (TGA)

Chih-Yung Wu.


MSc. Edgar Tenorio Sánchez

Academician, consultant and international lecturer with more than 22 years of experience in foreign trade, customs, technical barriers to trade, sanitary-phytosanitary measures and economic integration.