Food Toxicology

 

Food contaminants are substances included unintentionally in Foods Some are harmless and others are hazardous because of the toxicological risks from their intake to the consumers.

• Contamination

 • Raw material à environmental pollutants

• processing à filtering

• packaging & storage

Contaminants:

1: Heavy metals

2: Nitrate

3: Dioxins

4: Pesticide Residues

5: Packaging materials

6: Biotoxins

7: Mycotoxins