Challenges and trends in the determination of selected chemical contaminants and allergens in food.

@article{Krska2012ChallengesAT,
  title={Challenges and trends in the determination of selected chemical contaminants and allergens in food.},
  author={Rudolf Krska and Adam Becalski and Eric Braekevelt and Terry Koerner and Xu-Liang Cao and Robert W Dabeka and Samuel Godefroy and Ben P-Y Lau and John Moisey and Dorothea F. K. Rawn and Peter Scott and Zhongwen Wang and Don S Forsyth},
  journal={Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={402 1},
  pages={139-62}
}
This article covers challenges and trends in the determination of some major food chemical contaminants and allergens, which-among others-are being monitored by Health Canada's Food Directorate and for which background levels in food and human exposure are being analyzed and calculated. Eleven different contaminants/contaminant groups and allergens have been selected for detailed discussion in this paper. They occur in foods as a result of: use as a food additive or ingredient; processing… CONTINUE READING