Food Safety: Contaminants and Toxins
J. P. Felix D'Mello
CABI, 2003 - Medical - 452 pages
Food safety is a concern for scientists, policy-makers and consumers especially as food poisoning outbreaks are becoming more common and as particular concerns arise over genetically modified foods. This book covers recent developments in the chemistry, biochemistry and physiological effects of toxicants that might have an impact on human health and welfare.
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Page 212 - Level (UL): the highest level of daily nutrient intake that is likely to pose no risk of adverse health effects to almost all individuals in the general population.
Page 277 - ... they do not transfer their constituents to foodstuffs in quantities which could: - endanger human health, - bring about an unacceptable change in the composition of the foodstuffs or a deterioration in the organoleptic characteristics thereof.
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