Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

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Bedaso Kebede

Bedaso Kebede
Veterinary Drug and Animal Feed Administration and Control Authority, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries,
Addis Ababa

  • Review Article
    Review on Chemical Residues in Milk and Their Public Health Concern in Ethiopia
    Author(s): Samuel Aytenfsu, Gezehegne Mamo and Bedaso KebedeSamuel Aytenfsu, Gezehegne Mamo and Bedaso Kebede

    Chemical residues which could contaminants cow milk are chlorinated pesticides, organophosphates, herbicides, fungicides, antihelminthetic drugs, antibiotic, hormones, detergents and disinfectants, nitrites, poly chlorinated, poly brominated biphenyles, dioxins, mycotoxins, heavy metals and somatotropin hormone. Antibiotics such as betalactams, tetracycline, amino glycosides (e.g. streptomycin, neomycin and gentamycin), macrolides (e.g. erythromycin) and sulfonamides are the source of residues. Because of the public health significance, milk and milk products contaminated with antibiotics beyond a given residue levels, considered unfit for human consumption. Problems associated with antibiotic residues in milk include the risk of allergic reactions and occurrence of antibioticresistant bacteria, teratogenicity risk to the foetus, hypoplasia in develop.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000524

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