The presence of drug and chemical residues in food products from animal sources is both a public health problem and a consumer concern. This is the first book to examine and analyze this problem in a scientific, non-partisan way. The twelve contributing authors are all recognized authorities on this topics. An important resource for food scientists and analysts working with meat food products.

chapter Chapter 1|9 pages

The Public Health Perspective

chapter Chapter 4|20 pages

Methods of Detection

chapter Chapter 5|18 pages

Antibiotic Residues and the Public Health

chapter Chapter 7|10 pages


chapter Chapter 8|12 pages

Miscellaneous Growth Promotants

chapter Chapter 9|45 pages


chapter Chapter 10|34 pages

Pesticide Residues in Foods of Animal Origin

chapter Chapter 11|16 pages


chapter Chapter 12|14 pages

Decontamination of Livestock