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2001 - 235 p.

Dioxins. Effect on human nutrition

Rivera J.

Chemical structure of dioxins and furans and its sources and origin are explained. The toxic compounds of this group and the Toxic Equivalent Factor (TEF) concept is introduced. The Tolerated Daily Intake (TDI) and results from the EU are given. The recent episodes of foodstuff contamination and the European Directives which will limit the dioxin contents are also discussed.



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Rivera J. Dioxins. Effect on human nutrition. In : Brufau J. (ed.). Feed manufacturing in the Mediterranean region. Improving safety: From feed to food. Zaragoza : CIHEAM, 2001. p. 151-156. (Cahiers Options Méditerranéennes; n. 54). 3. Conference of Feed Manufacturers of the Mediterranean, 2000/03/22-24, Reus (Spain). http://om.ciheam.org/om/pdf/c54/01600022.pdf