Food and Nutritional Toxicology

Food and nutritional toxicology emphasizes on the food components and the food toxins including the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of xenobiotics, allergenic and toxic constituent role of diet and nutrients in mutagenesis and carcinogenesis. It also deals with the toxins present in the food and food substances. The toxins released from the packaging material and associated components with the food.

Food and nutritional toxicology can be considered as the emerging sub-discipline of toxicology. The food and nutritional toxicology is the branch which is responsible for the health and safety of the food substances. The various chemicals and toxins which are released from the food substances are checked and verified before they are consumed. Food safety is of prior importance.

  • Food Safety and Toxicology
  • Food Irradiation
  • Food Born Infections
  • Heavy Metal Toxicity
  • Pesticidal Toxicology
  • Mycotoxicology
  • Biotoxins
  • Aflatoxins
  • Genetically Engineered foods

Food and Nutritional Toxicology Conference Speakers