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EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOOD SCIENCE > FOOD CONTAMINATION AND TOXICOLOGY
Definition:
Any measure related to the contamination and toxicology of food stuffs
caused by improper handeling, improper storage, improper preparation,
etc... Food safety; Deleterious food microorganisms; Food toxicology and
spoilage: defects, diseases, adulteration, contamination; Residues from
feed additives such as hormones and antibiotics; Public health aspects of
foodstuffs: meat inspection, food hygiene, food disease control, etc.
 
Reference:
Adapted from: Herren, R.V., and R.L. Donahue. 1991. The Agriculture
Dictionary, Delmar Publishers INC. Albany, New york. 553pp. AND USDA-NAL
AGRICOLA Subject Category Codes
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