Handbook of Food Toxicology

1st Edition

S.S. Deshpande

CRC Press
Published August 29, 2002
Reference - 920 Pages
ISBN 9780824707606 - CAT# DK1952
Series: Food Science and Technology

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From health and economic consequences to exposure assessment and detoxification, this reference comprehensively covers the formation, characteristics, and control of various toxins that occur in the production, storage, handling, and preparation of food. The author discusses toxin sources, mechanisms, routes of exposure and absorption, and their chemical and biochemical components to prevent contamination of food products and reduce epidemics of foodborne disease. The book contains more than 3000 references to facilitate further research, as well as recent guidelines from the FDA and World Health Organization regarding food hygiene and safety.