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Progress in Food Contaminant Analysis - James Gilbert

Progress in Food Contaminant Analysis

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1997
ISBN: 9780751403374
Number Of Pages: 426

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'Analysis of Food Contaminants' was published in 1984 by Elsevier Applied Science Publishers and 10 years later I was asked to consider producing an updated second edition. Surprisingly little has really changed in a decade in terms of the public interest in food safety and the continued vigilance of Government in monitoring the food supply for contaminants. This means that food contamination in itself is still a very relevant topic. However, much has changed in terms of the techniques now employed in trace analysis. The 1984 book used a combination of an analytical technique and a specific food contaminant problem area per chapter (each written by a specialist) which resulted in a multi-authored text which was mostly application based but provided a good introduction to the 'how' in terms of applying techniques to real problems. Rather than producing a second edition of this text, it seemed on reflection more sensible to produce a new and complementary book, using the same formula as before of application plus technique, but to concentrate on contaminant areas of current interest and to highlight recent advances in techniques. Thus, the present book 'Progress in Food Contaminant Analysis' has originated as a follow-up to 'Analysis of Food Contaminants'.

Sampling and sample plans for food surveillance exercisesp. 1
Automated clean-up techniques for trace component analysis in complex biological matrices including foodsp. 32
Chromatographic and allied methods of analysis for selected mycotoxinsp. 65
Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) for the analysis of trace element contaminants in foodsp. 147
Applications of immunoassay to pesticide analysisp. 187
Bioassay and chemical methods for analysis of paralytic shellfish poisonalp. 219
Analysis of food contaminants by combined liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry (LC-MS)p. 254
Analysis of foods and biological samples for dioxins and PCBs by high resolution gas chromatography - mass spectrometryp. 305
Approaches to evaluating high-temperature food packaging materials as sources of food contaminationp. 332
Progress in developing European statutory methods of analysisp. 368
Indexp. 417
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ISBN: 9780751403374
ISBN-10: 0751403377
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 426
Published: 31st July 1997
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.0