Including the latest reviews of the most current issues related to food and nutrition toxicity, Reviews in Food and Nutrition Toxicity, Volume 3 distills a wide range of research on food safety and food technology. Put together by a strong team with a wealth of broad experience, the continuation of this important new series includes contributions from the fields of medicine, public health, and environmental science. Topics covered in Volume Three include: ● MEG-related toxic, pathological, and etiological findings in the liver, stomach, blood, testes/uterus, kidneys, peritoneum, and skin ● Current information on pharmacokinetic and toxicodynamic aspects of methyl mercury toxicity ● The limits set by various agencies for, and the possible effects of, exposure to Uranium via ingestion and inhalation ● Evidence that nutrition can modify PCB toxicity and its implications in numerous age-related diseases ● The most recent findings on oxysterols' toxic and pro-atherosclerotic effects and the use of antioxidants supplements to prevent their generation in foods ● Examples of published safety data, drug interactions, and problems with formulated products ● Potential dangers and benefits of genetically modified foods, moral and ethical issues, and benefit risk ratios ● Emerging issues in food contamination, recently-discovered contaminants, the increased use of genetically engineered crops, and their effects on children ● New views on the onset of celiac disease, its symptoms outside the gastrointestinal tract, and its diagnosis and management. A timely compilation, the book sheds light on the most important issues in food safety today. It is a valuable resource for anyone involved in the food industry or academics researching food science and food technology.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||278|
|ISBN (Print)||0849335167, 9780849335167|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)