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Natural Toxicants in Food

Edited By: David H Watson

335 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Sheffield Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81204 | ISBN: 185075862X
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About this book

This volume guides readers through the currently important areas of work on naturally-occurring toxicants in food and offers a broader coverage than is presently available at professional and reference level.

... So much material in so few pages and... such a comprehensive index - International Food Hygiene "A very useful addition to the literature and a resource for those in industry concerned about the possible presence and control of natural toxicants" - Food Research International


Contents

Introduction; Pyrrolizidine alkaloids; Glucosinolates; Natural oestro-genic; Nut allergens; Bacterial toxins found in foods; Mycotoxins; Phycotoxins in seafood; The control of natural toxicants; Quality assurance; Quantifying exposure to natural toxicants in food; The chemical detoxification of aflatoxin-contaminated animal feed; Appendix: Toxicological research into the effects of some secondary fungal metabolites in food and feeds; References; Index.

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