Chapter 11. Explaining the Risks

  1. Denis Hamilton2 and
  2. Stephen Crossley3
  1. Sir Colin Berry

Published Online: 23 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470091614.ch11

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

How to Cite

Berry, S. C. (2003) Explaining the Risks, in Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks (eds D. Hamilton and S. Crossley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091614.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Animal and Plant Health Service, Department of Primary Industries, 80 Ann Street, GPO Box 46, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia

  2. 3

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand, PO Box 7186, Canberra, MC ACT 2610, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department of Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Agrochemicals and Plant Protection

Book Series Editors:

  1. Terry Roberts4 and
  2. Junshi Miyamoto5

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Anglesey, UK

  2. 5

    Formerly of Sumitomo Chemical Ltd, Japan

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489917

Online ISBN: 9780470091616

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: The Concept of Safety

  • Synthetic versus Natural

  • The Nature of Public Concern

  • The Real Problem

  • The Effects of Misinterpretation

  • Conclusions

  • References