Food and chemical toxicology. Food and chemical toxicology fct an internationally renowned journal that publishes original research articles and reviews on toxic effects in animals and humans of natural or synthetic chemicals occurring in the human environment with particular emphasis on food drugs and chemicals including agricultural and industrial safety and consumer product safety. The food and chemical safety committee focuses on many different issues related to the safety of the food supply. Elsevier announces that the article long term toxicity of a roundup herbicide and a roundup tolerant genetically modified maize by gilles eric séralini et al. Imedpub ltd is a new approach to scientific publishing.
Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste appearance or other qualities. How this committee operates. View one new peer reviewed research article from any acs journal selected daily and made open access based on recommendations by acs journal scientific editors from around the world. Toxicology is a discipline overlapping with biology chemistry pharmacology and medicine that involves the study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms and the practice of diagnosing and treating exposures to toxins and toxicantsthe relationship between dose and its effects on the exposed organism is of high significance in toxicology.
Food and chemical toxicology fct an internationally renowned journal that publishes original research articles and reviews on toxic effects in. Has been retracted by the journal food and chemical toxicology. Some additives have been used for centuries. For example preserving food by pickling with vinegar salting as with bacon preserving sweets or using sulfur dioxide as with wineswith the advent of processed foods in the second half of the twentieth century many more.
See all chemical research in toxicology acs editors choice articles. As an open service to scientists it is driven by researchers for researchers while serving the interests of the general public. In order to maximize output the committee is segmented into subcommittees each focusing on a specific area of food and chemical safety. The journal has issued the following retraction statement.