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Food toxicants analysis : techniques, strategies and developments

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edited by Yolanda Picó. --Boston, MA: Elsevier B. V , 2007.
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Picó, Yolanda
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edited by Yolanda Picó
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Elsevier B. V
Date of Publication
2007
ISBN
6610747253 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Food Analysis
Food Contamination
Toxicity Tests
Contents
Cover -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Contributor contact details -- Part 1: Regulations -- Chapter 1 The international regulation of chemical toxicants in food: Codex Alimentarius -- 1. General principles of Codex Alimentarius -- 2. Operation of Codex Alimentarius -- 3. Decision making and enforcement mechanisms in Codex Alimentarius -- 4. Codex standard for contaminants and toxins in foods Codex Stan 193-1995 (Rev.1-1997) -- References -- Chapter 2 Different legislations on toxicants in foodstuffs -- 1. Food toxicants and Food safety -- 2. European Union -- 3. USA -- 4. Mercosur legislation -- 5. Asia-Pacific Region -- 6. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Part 2. Risk and Quality Assurance -- Chapter 3 Risk assessment of food additives and contaminants -- 1. Risk assessment procedures -- 2. The case of Sunset Yellow -- 3. Future food risk assessment -- 4. References -- Chapter 4 Quality Assurance -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Accreditation -- 3. Internal quality control: harmonised guidelines for internal quality control in analytical chemistry laboratories -- 4. Proficiency testing -- 5. Methods of analysis -- 6. Harmonised guidelines for single-laboratory validation of methods of analysis -- 7. Recovery factors: development of an internationally agreed protocol for the use of recovery factors -- 8. Measurement uncertainty -- 9. Conclusions -- References -- Annex I: Methods of analysis being developed or published by the European Committee for standardisation (CEN) in areas of relevance to this text -- Annex II: Codex guidelines on measurement uncertainty -- References -- Part 3. Molecular Biology Techniques -- Chapter 5 Immunoassays -- 1. Overview of immunoassays -- 2. Principles of immunoassay -- 3. Development of immunoassay for food contaminants -- 4. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Qualitative PCR -- 3. Quantification with PCR -- 4. High-throughput genotyping with PCR -- 5. Analysis of toxicants -- 6. Predictive toxicogenomics -- 7. Conclusions and future trends -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7 Analysis of food allergens. Practical applications -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Methods for the detection of allergens -- 3. A selection of food allergens and their detection -- 4. Case studies -- 5. Summary and Outlook -- References -- Chapter 8 Sampling, detection, identification and quantification of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Sampling -- 3. Analyte purification -- 4. Characterising GMOs -- 5. Detecting GMO derived analytes -- 6. Concluding remarks -- References -- Part 4. Screening and Chromatographic Methods -- Chapter 9 Extraction procedures -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Analyte extraction from liquid foodstuff -- 3. Analyte extraction from solid foodstuff -- References -- Chapter 10 Clean-up and fractionation methods -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Nature of interferences -- 3. Methods based on partitioning -- 4. Methods based on chromatography -- 5. Co-distillation/forced volatilisation methods
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