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Emerging food contaminants: a review.
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PMID:  20680618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Governments throughout the world are intensifying their efforts to improve food safety. These efforts come as a response to an increasing number of food-safety problems and increasing consumer concerns. In addition, the variety of toxic residues in food is continuously increasing as a consequence of industrial development, new agricultural practices, environmental pollution, and climate change. This paper reviews a selection of emerging contaminants in food, including the industrial organic pollutants perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and nanomaterials; the pharmaceutical residues antibiotics and coccidiostats; and emerging groups of marine biotoxins. The main analytical approaches for their detection and quantification in food will be presented and discussed with special emphasis on biological techniques, when these are feasible. In the last section, a summary of recent publications reporting the concentrations of these compounds in food will be presented and discussed.
Lina Kantiani; Marta Llorca; Josep Sanchís; Marinella Farré; Damià Barceló
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry     Volume:  398     ISSN:  1618-2650     ISO Abbreviation:  Anal Bioanal Chem     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101134327     Medline TA:  Anal Bioanal Chem     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2413-27     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA-CSIC, 08034 Barcelona, Spain.
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