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Author Deshpande, S. S., 1955-

Title Handbook of food toxicology / S.S. Deshpande
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 903 pages) : illustrations
Series Food science and technology ; 119
Food science and technology (Academic Press) ; 119
Contents Preface; Contents; The Science of Toxicology; Principles of Toxicology; Manifestations of Organ Toxicity; Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, and Teratogenesis; Biotransformation of Xenobiotics; Measurement of Toxicants and Toxicity; Dietary Constituents; Food Additives; Toxicants Resulting from Food Processing; Toxicants and Antinutrients in Plant Foods; Fungal Toxins; Food-Borne Infections; Bacterial Toxins; Seafood Toxins and Poisoning; Mushroom Toxins; Toxic Metals, Radionuclides, and Food Packaging Contaminants; Pesticides and Industrial Contaminants; Drug Residues; Index
Summary This text explores toxin sources, mechanisms, routes of exposure and absorption, and their chemical and biological components to prevent contamination of food products and reduce epidemics of foodborne disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Food -- Toxicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Food -- toxicity.
Bacterial Toxins -- analysis.
Food Additives -- chemistry.
Food Contamination -- analysis.
Toxicology -- methods.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203908961 (electronic bk.)
0824707605 (alk. paper)
0824743903 (electronic bk.)
1628706481 (electronic bk.)
9780203908969 (electronic bk.)
9780824707606 (alk. paper)
9780824743901 (electronic bk.)
9781628706482 (electronic bk.)