Mutagens and carcinogens in foods. Epidemiologic review.

  • T. Greg Hislop
  • Published 1993 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…


Evidence that diet contributes to the development of cancer is strengthening. This paper examines mutagens and carcinogens, such as naturally occurring substances, products of cooking and food processing, intentional and unintentional additives, and contaminants, found in foods. Such substances are present in minute quantities in the diets of average… (More)