Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks / Edition 1

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks / Edition 1

by Denis Hamilton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471489913

ISBN-13: 9780471489917

Pub. Date: 01/19/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This book explores human exposure and consumer risk assessment in response to issues surrounding pesticide residues in food and drinking water.

All the three main areas of consumer risk assessment including human toxicology, pesticide residue chemistry and dietary consumption are brought together and discussed.

  • Includes the broader picture - the

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Overview

This book explores human exposure and consumer risk assessment in response to issues surrounding pesticide residues in food and drinking water.

All the three main areas of consumer risk assessment including human toxicology, pesticide residue chemistry and dietary consumption are brought together and discussed.

  • Includes the broader picture - the environmental fate of pesticides
  • Takes an international approach with contributors from the European Union, USA and Australia
  • Highlights the increasing concerns over food safety and the risks to humans

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471489917
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/2004
Series:
Wiley Series in Agrochemicals & Plant Protection Series, #2
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.43(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Series Preface.

Preface.

1. Introduction (Denis Hamilton and Stephen Crossley).

2. Environmental Fate of Pesticides and the Consequences for Residues in Food and Drinking Water (Jack Holland and Phil Sinclair).

3. Pesticide Metabolism in Crops and Livestock (Michael W. Skidmore and á Arpád Ambrus).

4. Effects of Food Preparation and Processing on Pesticide Residues in Commodities of Plant Origin (Gabriele Timme and Birgitt Walz-Tylla).

5. Toxicological Assessment of Agricultural Pesticides (Mike Watson).

6. Diets and Dietary Modelling for Dietary Exposure Assessment (J. Robert Tomerlin and Barbara J. Petersen).

7. Chronic Intake (Les Davies, Michael O’Connor and Sheila Logan).

8. Acute Intake (Kim Z. Travis Denis Hamilton, Les Davies, Matthew O’Mullane and Utz Mueller).

9. Natural Toxicants as Pesticides (John A. Edgar).

10. International Standards: The International Harmonization of Pesticide Residue Standards for Food and Drinking Water (Wim H. Van Eck).

11. Explaining the Risks (Sir Colin Berry).

Index.

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