Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (polynuclears) in smoked foods

  • Damazy Jerzy Tilgner
  • Henryk Daun
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Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 27)


Smoke curing is one of the three oldest preservation processes used by mankind, the other two being drying and salting. It is a time-honoured procedure which has undergone significant changes during the last quarter of a century. What was once a haphazard process in which smoke and heat are supplied by smouldering wood beneath the foodstuff by trial and error, should now be closely controlled. This control requires an understanding of the basic factors involved in order to produce a safe, palatable product by the most economical method.


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Wood Smoke Smoke Product Polycyclic Hydrocarbon Smoke Generation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damazy Jerzy Tilgner
    • 1
  • Henryk Daun
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Animal Food Products TechnologyPolitechnika GdanskaPoland
  2. 2.Department of Animal Food Products TechnologyPolitechnika GdanskaPoland

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