Food and Nutritional Toxicology [NOOK Book]

Overview

Food and Nutritional Toxicology provides a broad overview of the chemicals in food that have the potential to produce adverse health effects. The book covers the impact on human health of food containing environmental contaminants or natural toxicants, food additives, the migration of chemicals from packaging materials into foods, and the persistence of feed and food contaminants in food products.
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Food and Nutritional Toxicology

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Overview

Food and Nutritional Toxicology provides a broad overview of the chemicals in food that have the potential to produce adverse health effects. The book covers the impact on human health of food containing environmental contaminants or natural toxicants, food additives, the migration of chemicals from packaging materials into foods, and the persistence of feed and food contaminants in food products.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203485309
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/15/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,160,602
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 An Overview of Food and Nutritional Toxicology 3
Ch. 2 General Principles of Toxicology 11
Ch. 3 Factors That Influence Toxicity 25
Ch. 4 Food Safety Assessment Methods in the Laboratory: Toxicological Testing Methods 37
Ch. 5 Food Safety Assessment: Compliance with Regulations 59
Ch. 6 Risk 81
Ch. 7 Epidemiology in Food and Nutritional Toxicology 95
Ch. 8 GI Tract Physiology and Biochemistry 105
Ch. 9 Metabolism and Excretion of Toxicants 121
Ch. 10 Food Intolerance and Allergy 151
Ch. 11 Bacterial Toxins 163
Ch. 12 Animal Toxins and Plant Toxicants 179
Ch. 13 Fungal Mycotoxins 195
Ch. 14 Toxicity of Nutrients 205
Ch. 15 Parasites, Viruses, and Prions 215
Ch. 16 Residues in Foods 231
Ch. 17 Food Additives, Colors, and Flavors 249
Ch. 18 Food Irradiation 261
Ch. 19 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Other Processing Products 273
Ch. 20 Emerging Food Safety Issues in a Modern World 285
Index 307
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