Drug Residues in Foods: Pharmacology: Food Safety, and Analysis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Drug Residues in Foods

Pharmacology: Food Safety, and Analysis, 1st Edition

Edited by Dimitrios J. Fletouris

CRC Press

1,200 pages

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Hardback: 9780824789596
pub: 2000-11-14
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"Offers unique data on the physiochemical properties, functions and metabolism, toxicological and pharmacological effects, regulatory control, antimicrobial resistance, and consumer perceptions of food residue regulation."


". . .a very comprehensive overview on the issue of veterinary drug related aspects. . .reviews very well the current state of knowledge and regulations."


". . .supplies the necessary knowledge in this field. . .serve[s] as an invaluable tool to those who are involved in food production and control of food safety."

---Ann. Microbiol.

". . .should appeal to a target audience of food scientists and technologists. . ..represents a significant work."

---Trans IChemE

". . .a comprehensive overview of worldwide research. . .a complete reference source."

---Food Trade Review

". . .incredibly comprehensive. . . . . .a useful addition to the food analyst's shelf."

---Food Technology

". . .should appeal to a target audience of food scientists and technologists who have an interest in this area. . ..a significant work."

---Food and Biproducts Processing

Table of Contents

Part 1 Drugs in food-producing animals: a general view of drug usage; some pharmacokinetic considerations; antibacterial drugs; anthelminthic drugs; anticoccidial and other antiprotozoal drugs; antimicrobial growth promoters; anabolic hormonal-type growth promoters; other drugs; benefits and risks of drug usage. Part 2 Residues in food: drug residues and public health; safety assessment and control of residues; global harmonization of regulatory requirements; incidence of violative residues in food; factors influencing the occurrence of residues in food; costs of residues in the livestock industry; residue avoidance management; stability of residues during food processing; consumer perceptions and concerns. Part 3 Analysis of drug residues: the analytical challenge; sample preparation; derivatization; separation; detection; confirmation; validation; analytical strategy; microbiological methods; immunochemical methods; physicochemical methods; future trends.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology