ISC487 : Introduction to Food Toxicology 3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Have taken ISC 294
Definition. Toxin present in environment. Administration, Absorption, degradtion and excretaion of toxicants. Toxicity. Natural toxins present in food: phytotoxins, animal toxins and microbial toxins. Chemical toxicant used in industry and agriculture. Food additives, residues and contaminants. Risk assessment and food safety.