Monthly Archives: January 2014

Are Drugs Food?

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
January 28, 2014

Residues of drugs including the parent compounds and/or their metabolites¬†are being found in food products that are consumed. The effects of food that contain drug residues can have significant adverse health effects. The main types of drugs found as residues in food include: Topical antiseptics, bactericides, and fungicides Ionophores Steroid anabolic growth promoters and peptide […]