Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants. 2 Volume Set

  • ID: 4290464
  • Book
  • 816 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Food safety compromised by food toxins and toxicants is a widely discussed global issue. Over the past two decades, we have experienced various food crises and many of them have caused profound impacts on people′s health and the business of food industry. In addition, the absence of well–developed food management and measurement systems inevitably lead to potentially life threatening exposures and resource waste. Provision of reliable measurement methods based on advanced and versatile technologies is an important prerequisite for investigating the cause of food poisoning incidents and preventing the occurrences of food catastrophes.

Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants consists of five sections providing up–to–date descriptions of the analytical approaches used to detect a range of food toxins. Part I reviews the recent developments in analytical technology including sample pre–treatment and food additives. Part II covers the novel analysis of microbial and plant toxins including plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Part III focuses on marine toxins in fish and shellfish. Part IV discusses biogenic amines and common food toxicants, such as pesticides and heavy metals. Part V summarizes quality assurance and the recent developments in regulatory limits for toxins, toxicants and allergens, including discussions on laboratory accreditation and reference materials.

This book provides a comprehensive review and practical guidance for scientists, analytical chemists and food scientists both in industry and academia, on how to choose the most appropriate and effective methodology and technology to identify food toxins and toxicants.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Foreword xvii

Preface xix

Volume 1

Section I: Recent Analytical Technology for Food Pathogens and Toxins 1

1 Omic Analysis of Protein and Peptide Toxins in Food 3Pasquale Ferranti, Chiara Nitride, and Monica Gallo

2 Biotechnology–Based Sensing Platforms for Detecting Foodborne Pathogens 37Akbar S. Khan

3 Review of Sample Treatments and the State–of–the–art of Analytical Techniques for Mycotoxins in Food 51Natalia Arroyo–Manzanares, José F. Huertas–Pérez, Ana M. García–Campaña, and Laura Gámiz–Gracia

4 Isothermal Nucleic Acid Ampli cation for Food Toxicity Analyses 103Luis A. Tortajada–Genaro, S. Santiago–Felipe, and Angel Maquieira

Section II: Microbial and Plant Toxins 137

5 Determination of Mycotoxins in Food 139Muhammad Azhar Hayat Nawaz, Sajid Rauf, Akhtar Hayat, Gaelle Catanante, Rizwan Raza, and Jean–Louis Marty

6 Mycotoxins Detection in Asia 169Chee Wei Lim, Angela Li, and Joanne Sheot Harn Chan

7 Surface Plasmon Resonance Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants 195Valerija Vezoc nik, Vesna Hodnik, and Gregor Anderluh

8 Food Poisoning Case Studies: Mushroom and Puffer sh Toxin Investigation 217 Samuel Tsz–chun Cheung, Winnie Wing–yan Chum, Wai–yan Ha, Pui–kwan Chan, and Tin–yau Law

9 The Analysis of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Honey 237Colin Crews and Till Beuerle

10 Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Food: Analytical, Toxicological and Health ConsiderationsCaroline T. Grif n, Aisling Sheehan, Martin Danaher, and Ambrose Furey

Volume 2

Section III: Marine Toxins   319

11 The Determination of Marine Biotoxins in Seafood 321Arjen Gerssen and Mirjam D. Klijnstra

12 Detection of Paralytic Shell sh Poisoning Toxins in Molluscs 363Stephen Burrell and Andrew D. Turner

13 Determination of Saxitoxin and Tetrodotoxin in Fish 403Sara C. McGrath and Jonathan R. Deeds

14 Determination of Saxitoxin, Tetrodotoxin and Common Phycotoxins 431Luis M. Botana, Amparo Alfonso, Mercedes R. Vieytes, M. Carmen Louzao, Ana M. Botana, Carmen Vale, and Natalia Vilariño

15 Ciguatoxin Detection Methods and High–Throughput Assays 469Marco Inserra, Yelena Lavrukhina, Alun Jones, Richard J. Lewis, and Irina Vetter

Section IV:    Biogenic Amines and Common Food Toxicants    489

16 Detection of Histamine Based on Biosensor System 491Takeshi Ito

17 Flow–based Technology for Analysis of Food PesticidesAntonio Ruiz–Medina, Eulogio J. Llorent–Martínez, María Luisa Fernández–de Córdova, and Pilar Ortega–Barrales

18 Residual Pesticides and Heavy Metals Analysis in Food 537Sameeh A. Mansour

19 Microarray Methodologies for Pesticides and Other Toxins in Foods 571Xiaofeng Hu, Suiyan Ouyang, Peiwu Li, Qi Zhang, Xianfeng Ren, Huali Xie, and Zhaowei Zhang

Section V: Quality Assurance and Regulatory Development   593

20 Accreditation, a Key Recognition for the Analysis of Food Toxins and Contaminants 595Wang–wah Wong

21 Quality Assurance and Control for Accurate Measurement of Food Toxins 621Alan Richards

22 Analytical Methods and Development of Reference Materials for Toxic Metals and Metal Species in Food and Dietary Supplements 639Stephen E. Long, Michael Ellisor, Frances Nilsen, Laura Wood, Karen Murphy, and Lee Yu

23 Overview of Toxins and Toxicants in Food and Their Regulatory LimitsPeter A. Brown

24 Food Allergy: Managing Food Allergens 711Michael J. Walker and M. Hazel Gowland

Index 743

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About the Editors

Yiu–chung Wong, Analytical and Advisory Services Division, Government Laboratory, Hong Kong

Richard J. Lewis, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Australia

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