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Safety of chemicals in food: chemical contaminants  [1993]

Watson, D.H.

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Describes scientific work on chemical contamination of food. Groups of contaminants covered are: veterinary drug residues; dioxins and other environmental organic chemicals; nitrate, nitrite and N-nitrosamines; naturally occurring toxicants; chemicals from food packaging; metals; and pesticides. Also features a detailed description of how food chemical surveillance is carried out and of the fundamentals of estimating consumer intake of contaminants. Written for food scientists, biochemists, chemists, nutritionists, dietitians, medical and other health professionals

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Ellis Horwood series in food science and technology (USA)