On-farm contamination of animals with chemical contaminants.

  title={On-farm contamination of animals with chemical contaminants.},
  author={Claude Saegerman and Luc Pussemier and Andr{\'e} Huyghebaert and M L Scippo and D. L. Berkvens},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={25 2},
Food products should not contain unsafe levels of chemical contaminants. However, it is not possible to monitor each and every one of the many thousands of chemicals that are used in our advanced societies. Chemical contaminants in foodstuffs of animal origin may be classified into three categories: natural contaminants (e.g. mycotoxins), environmental contaminants linked to industrialisation and/or urbanisation (e.g. dioxins and dioxin-like compounds) and authorised chemical products (e.g… CONTINUE READING