Toxic Legacy

Toxic Legacy : Synthetic Toxins in the Food, Water and Air of American Cities

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Any professional examination of existing or potential new toxins in a population must account for those already present from past problems and natural conditions.
Toxic Legacy provides extensive information on the occurrence of chemical hazards and their potential dangers in combinations in the food, water and air in cities around the United States. The book illustrates consumer preferences for specific food and water products, as well as particular diets and discusses the toxicity and risks associated with our exposure to synthetic chemicals. The authors offer unique guidance to environmental engineers, scientists, process engineers, and planners and specify what steps can be taken to limit exposure to complex chemical mixtures.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 182.9 x 251.5 x 38.1mm | 1,292.75g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123706408
  • 9780123706409

Table of contents

Confronting the Unknown
An Introduction to Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Food
The Number of Synthetic Chemicals in Food
Synthetic Chemicals in a Balanced Diet
Diets and Chemical Mixtures
Food Contamination at the City and Regional Level
Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Drinking Water
Synthetic Chemical Contaminants in Air
Toxicity and Synthetic Chemical Mixtures
The Body's Synthetic Chemical Burden
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About Patrick Sullivan

Principal Geochemist, Komex * H2O * Science, Inc.
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