Nitrates and Nitrites in Food and Water

1st Edition

Editors: M J Hill
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855732827
eBook ISBN: 9781855736559
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 1991
Page Count: 208
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Table of Contents

Methods for the analysis of nitrate and nitrite in food and water; Nitrate in water; Origins of nitrate in water; Origin and significance of nitrite in water; Nitrates and nitrites in foods; Nitrates and nitrites as food additives: rationale and mode of action; Human exposure, pharmacology and metabolism of nitrate and nitrite; Nitrates, nitrites from food and water in relation to human disease.

Description

Nitrate and nitrite are potentially dangerous substances which can have a detrimental effect on the ecological balance of rivers and lakes, and can cause harm to human health. This book puts into context the magnitude and complexity of the problems caused by nitrate and nitrite, and provides advice and information on ways to combat it.

Readership

Professionals and academics


Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781855736559
Hardcover ISBN:
9781855732827

Reviews

A well-produced and detailed survey, particularly in the chapters on food and health., Hydrobiologica


About the Editors

M J Hill Editor

Michael Hill Public Health Laboratory Service, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Public Health Laboratory Service, UK