Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Residue Reviews / Rückstands-Berichte

Residues of Pesticides and Other Foreign Chemicals in Foods and Feeds / Rückstände von Pesticiden und anderen Fremdstoffen in Nahrungs- und Futtermitteln

Authors: Gunther, Francis A.

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That residues of pesticide and other "foreign" chemicals in food­ stuffs are of concern to everyone everywhere is amply attested by the reception accorded previous volumes of "Residue Reviews" and by the gratifying enthUSiasm, sincerity, and efforts shown by all the individ­ uals from whom manuscripts have been solicited. Despite much propaganda to the contrary, there can never be any serious question that pest-control chemicals and food-additive chemicals are essential to adequate food production, manufacture, marketing, and storage, yet without continuing surveillance and intelligent control some of those that persist in our foodstuffs could at times conceivably endanger the public health. Ensuring safety-in-use of these many chemicals is a dynamic challenge, for established ones are continually being dis­ placed by newly developed ones more acceptable to food technologists, pharmacologists, toxicologists, and changing pest-control requirements in progressive food-prodUCing economies. These matters are also of genuine concern to increasing numbers of governmental agencies and legislative bodies around the world, for some of these chemicals have resulted in a few mishaps from improper use. Adequate safety-in-use evaluations of any of these chemicals per­ sisting into our foodstuffs are not simple matters, and they incorporate the considered judgments of many individuals highly trained in a variety of complex biological, chemical, food. technological, medical, pharmacological, and toxicological disciplines.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Pesticide regulations and residue problems in Japan

    Fukunaga, K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Determination of organophosphorus pesticides in water

    Zweig, Gunter (et al.)

    Pages 17-36

  • Toxicity and hazards to man, domestic animals, and wildlife from some commonly used auxin herbicides

    Way, J. M.

    Pages 37-62

  • A specific gas chromatographic method for residues of organic nitrogen pesticides

    Cassil, C. C. (et al.)

    Pages 63-87

  • Significance of organochlorine insecticide residues in fresh plants as possible contaminants of milk and beef products

    Saha, J. G.

    Pages 89-126

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Residue Reviews / Rückstands-Berichte
Book Subtitle
Residues of Pesticides and Other Foreign Chemicals in Foods and Feeds / Rückstände von Pesticiden und anderen Fremdstoffen in Nahrungs- und Futtermitteln
Authors
Series Title
Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
Series Volume
26
Copyright
1969
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-8446-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-8446-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4615-8448-3
Series ISSN
0179-5953
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 144
Number of Illustrations and Tables
10 b/w illustrations
Topics