Food Chemical Risk Analysis

Authors: Tennant, David

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Food Chemical Risk Analysis provides an introduction to the sciences of food chemistry and risk analysis and demonstrates how the potential hazards associated with food chemicals can be assessed and managed. Food scares are never far from the news and particular attention is therefore focused on the consumer perception of risk and risk communication. Leading international experts provide unique insights in the future of food chemical risk analysis. Chapters on alternatives to animal testing show how emerging methods offer the prospect of a more rational human-based approach to toxicity testing. Discussions about relative risks and protective factors highlight the possibility that risks from food can be over-estimated and approaches to avoid such risks are proposed. The science of risk management is presented as more than just a method for translating science into policy by demonstrating how social, psychological, economic ethical and other factors can, and should be taken into account. The book makes it clear that if risk communication is to be effective, an integrated approach to risk analysis must be adopted.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Food Chemical Risk Analysis
Authors
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Chapman & Hall
eBook ISBN
978-1-4613-1111-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4613-1111-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-412-72310-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-8422-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 470
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