Environmental Contaminants

  • D. G. Lindsay
  • J. C. Sherlock


Since antiquity there have been descriptions of episodes of acute ill health that have arisen from the consumption of beverages heavily contaminated by a toxic chemical. It has only been in the last 20 years, however, that any detailed consideration has been given to the adverse effects that can arise from the contamination of food by environmental chemicals.


Sewage Sludge Methyl Mercury Environmental Contaminant Blood Lead Level Cadmium Level 
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  • D. G. Lindsay
    • 1
  • J. C. Sherlock
    • 1
  1. 1.Food Science DivisionMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodLondonUK

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