Food Additives and Toxicants (FABS 323.3)

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FABS 323 01 January 2017 Nicholas Low


Introduction to the types of food additives currently used in the food industry and the function(s) of these chemical compounds.The safety of food additives will be addressed as related to their toxicological information. The overarching question on the need for food additives and their safety will be presented. In addition, a selection of naturally occurring toxicants in foods will be examined and discussed.


Offered in alternate years. Students with credit for FAMS 323 will not receive credit for FABS 323.

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