Chemical Contaminants and Residues In Food

Chemical Contaminants and Residues In Food

by D Schrenk (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857090584
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Series , #235
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Professor Dieter Schrenk leads a research team at the Institute of Food Chemistry and Toxicology at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Professor Schrenk has published extensively on a wide variety of topics within food science, with particular focus on health-related effects of food ingredients.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Risk assessment and selected analytical methods: Risk assessment of chemical contaminants and residues in food; Gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy techniques for the detection of chemical contaminants and residues in foods; Applications of HPLC-MS techniques for the analysis of chemical contaminants and residues in food; Cell-based bioassays for the screening of chemical contaminants and residues in foods

Part 2
Major chemical contaminants of foods: Dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls in foods; Emerging environmental organic contaminants in foods; Veterinary drug residues in foods; Pesticide residues in foods; Heat-generated toxicants in foods: acrylamide, MCPD-esters and furan; Toxic metals and metalloids in foods; Toxicants in foods generated by non-thermal processes; D-amino acids and cross-linked amino acids as food contaminants; Mycotoxins in foods; Phycotoxins and food safety; Plant-derived contaminants in food

Part 3 Contamination of particular foods: Chemical contamination of cereals; Chemical contamination of red meat; Chemical contamination of poultry meat and eggs; Contamination of finfish with persistent organic pollutants and metals; Contamination of marine molluscs with heavy metals

Dieter Schrenk is Professor and Head of the Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology at the Technical University of Kaiserlauten, Germany.

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