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Cover for Food, nutrition and food safety: an introduction.

This chapter explores the implications of differences in food consumption patterns between rich and poor countries, as well as between children and adults, to chemical food security and safety.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Unwanted chemical substances.

This chapter reviews the origins, metabolism and biodegradation of several chemicals relevant to food toxicology and safety, i.e., metals and metalloids, non-metallic elements, organic compounds, organometallic compounds.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion).

This chapter provides a brief discussion on xenobiotics, as well as general concepts on their absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Absorption and distribution of chemical compounds.

This chapter reviews important physiological mechanisms involved in the absorption and distribution of xenobiotic compounds following oral ingestion, citing phthalates as an example.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Excretion of chemical compounds and their metabolites.

This chapter reviews physiological processes involved in the excretion of xenobiotic compounds, with emphasis on urinary and biliary excretion.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicokinetics.

This chapter reviews important concepts on toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics, including general mechanisms and relevant principles. Also, mathematical models used to describe time-concentration relationships of xenobiotics are discussed.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicodynamics.

This chapter discusses important concepts relevant to toxicodynamics, including target organs effects, reversibility of toxic effects, and dose-response relationships.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contaminants from processing machinery and food contact materials.

This chapter discusses different forms of potential food contamination arising from physical contact during food processing, such as contact with machinery and with storage/packaging materials.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary drugs and contaminant overall conclusion.

This chapter discusses food safety risks associated with veterinary drugs and their residues, including measures for mitigation and control.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk analysis.

This chapter discusses important concepts of risk analysis relevant to food safety, including dose-response curves, NOAEL, LOAEL, Benchmark dose, ADIs, RfDs and MRLs. Also, basic knowledge on withholding and withdrawing periods are also discussed.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter

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