Table of contents for Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds in the food supply : strategies to decrease exposure / Committee on the Implications of Dioxin in the Food Supply, Food and Nutrition Board.


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Contents
 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
 
1 INTRODUCTION
Background, 
The Committee and its Charge, 
Organization of the Report, 
References, 
2 A SUMMARY OF DIOXIN REPORTS, ASSESSMENTS, AND 
	REGULATORY ACTIVITY
	Evaluations by Governmental Bodies, 
	Dioxin Regulations and Guidelines, 
	References, 
3 SOURCES OF DIOXINS AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS 
	IN THE ENVIRONMENT
	Major Sources of DLCs in the Environment, 
	General Information About the Quantitative Inventory of
		Releases of DLCs, 
	Environmental Fate and Transport of DLCs, 
	Entry of DLCs into the Food Chain, 
	References, 
4 ANIMAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
Direct and Indirect DLC Pathways into Food Products, 
Livestock Production Systems, 
Animal Husbandry Practices, 
Fish and Seafood, 
Wild Animals, 
Animal Feeds, 
Food Processing and Packaging, 
Imported Foods, 
Summary, 
References, 
5 HUMAN FOODS AND FOOD-CONSUMPTION PATTERNS
Dietary-Intake Patterns, 
Current Dietary Patterns, 
Dietary Guidance, 
Summary, 
References, 
6 FRAMEWORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS
	TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO DIOXINS AND DIOXIN-LIKE
	COMPOUNDS
Characterizing Possible Risk-Management Options, 
The Range of Possible Risk-Management Options, 
Legal Framework for the Implementation of Interventions, 
Analytical Tools for Health Decision-Making, 
Risk-Relationship Analysis, 
Overview of the Proposed Framework, 
Research Needs, 
Conclusion, 
References, 
7 POLICY OPTIONS TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO DIOXINS
	AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS
Introduction and Background, 
Environmental Considerations, 
Pathway I: Animal Production Systems, 
Pathway II: Human Foods, 
Pathway III: Food-Consumption Patterns, 
8 RISK-MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS AND 
	RESEARCH PRIORITIES
General Strategic Recommendations, 
High-Priority Risk-Management Interventions, 
Other Risk-Management Interventions that Deserve Consideration, 
Research and Technology Development to Support Risk Management, 
Conclusion, 
APPENDIXES
A	Data Tables, 
B	Total Diet Study Report: Dioxin Concentrations in Foods
C	Open Session and Workshop Agendas, 
D	Committee Member Biographical Sketches, 
 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Dioxins Toxicology, Food contamination, Dioxins adverse effects, Food Contamination prevention & control, Environmental Monitoring methods, Food Supply standards, Risk Management