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Unformatted text preview: antidote available. Treatment is supportive, to maintain respiration. OTHERS Mushroom Poisoning. The mushroom Death cap produces amatoxins, the most hazardous of the mushroom toxins. A single mushroom can kill an adult. Protection of Food Supply FDA : All foods, except meat and poultry USDA: Meat and Poultry products ____________________ Smell, Taste & Flavor Olfactory receptors in the nasal passages can detect volatiles. Basic Tastes: Sweetness, Saltiness, Bitterness, Sourness, Umami Astringency Pungency (see McGee p. 270-272) ____________________ Food as energy source Energy-yielding nutrients Carbohydrates: 4 Calories/g Lipids: 9 Calories /g Proteins: 4 Calories/g...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2009 for the course FST 10 taught by Professor Jack during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08