Xenobiotics in Food

Course Code :2214MDOXBV
Study domain:Environmental Science
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:10
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Harry Robberecht

3. Course contents *

 Starting from essential food components, over biological active components, main part of this course is contributing to the xenobiotics in food.

The three groups are additives, contaminants and transgenic food (genetically manipulated food.

The part of contaminants is quite related to toxicology and various items are related to "bio": bioavailability, biotransformation, biomonitoring, bioassay, bioaccumulation, etc

Main chapters are: heavy metals, PCB's, dioxines, pesticides and ggo's.