Major Hazards in Foods Ranked from Most to Least Hazardous

MOST Microbiological
  Environmental Contamination
  Natural Toxins
  Pesticide Residues
LEAST Food Additives

(In 1977, Wodika, Fd Technol 31(9)75-9)

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Prepared Summer 1997 by Bernadene Magnuson, Ph.D.
University of Idaho, Dept. of Food Science and Toxicology - EXTOXNET FAQ Team.