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Food Safety and Food Quality: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology

Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Volume: 15

Edited By: RSC

166 pages, Figs, tabs

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | Apr 2001 | #124693 | ISBN: 0854042709
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About this book

The quality and safety of the food we eat attracts a great deal of publicity and is high on the list of public concerns. This highly emotive issue is discussed in this timely book, which brings together a group of experts to present up-to-date and balanced overviews on a wide range of topics including GM crops; hazardous microorganisms such as E. coli, the BSE/CJD problem; and cancer-causing chemicals, both natural and synthetic. Thought-provoking and of interest to a wide readership, this authoritative review will be welcomed by food scientists, legislators, government officials and advisors. Students of food science or environmental science will also find it essential reading.


Contents

Assessing the Safety of GM Food Crops; Safety and Quality Research Priorities in the Food Industry; Biosolid Recycling and Food Safety Issues; Mad Cows, Demented Humans and Food; Natural and Synthetic Chemicals in the Diet: a Critical Analysis of Possible Cancer Hazards; The MAFF Food LINK Research Programmes; Sensory Assessment of Food Qualities; Subject Index.

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Biography

Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK

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