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A Balanced Risk–Benefit Analysis to Determine Human Risks Associated with Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PA)—The Case of Tea and Herbal Infusions

Habs, Michael, Binder, Karin, Krauss, Stefan, Müller, Karolina, Ernst, Brigitte, Valentini, Luzia and Koller, Michael (2017) A Balanced Risk–Benefit Analysis to Determine Human Risks Associated with Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PA)—The Case of Tea and Herbal Infusions. Nutrients 9 (7), p. 717.

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Abstract

Humans are exposed to pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) through different sources, mainly from contaminated foodstuff. Teas and herbal infusions (T&HI) can be contaminated by PA producing weed. PA can possess toxic, mutagenic, genotoxic, and carcinogenic properties. Thus, possible health risks for the general population are under debate. There is a strong safety record for T&HI and additionally ...

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Item type:Article
Date:7 July 2017
Institutions:Medicine > Zentren des Universitätsklinikums Regensburg > Zentrum für Klinische Studien
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3390/nu9070717DOI
Keywords:pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA); risk–benefit analysis; tea and herbal infusions
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36514
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