Toxins in Food
  • Author : Waldemar M. Dabrowski
  • Release Date : 15 November 2004
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 13 : 9780203502358
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Book excerpt: While systems such as GMP and HACCP assure a high standard of food quality, foodborne poisonings still pose a serious hazard to the consumer's health. The lack of knowledge among some producers and consumers regarding the risks and benefits related to food makes it imperative to provide updated information in order to improve food safety. To

Toxins in Food

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