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Food Contamination

"Food Contamination" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Food Contamination" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Food Contamination" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 147 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2005
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.