This is the latest and most authoritative documentation of current scientific knowledge regarding the health effects of thermal food processing. Authors from all over Europe and the USA provide an international perspective, weighing up the risks and benefits. In addition, the contributors outline those areas where further research is necessary.
The DFG Senate Commission on Food Safety organizes scientific meetings on current aspects of major importance to the safety of food, with the aim of reviewing and assessing the state of knowledge in a specific field. This book summarizes the important results from the meeting on "Functional Food: Safety Aspects", held at the Federal Research Center for Nutrition (Bundesforschungsanstalt f?r Ern