Onions poisonous?

Karl Fischer tyr-2 at bones.biochem.ualberta.ca
Tue Sep 1 08:21:49 EST 1998


Dr. Banta,

You may wish to look at the following:

Fenwick GR.  Hanley AB.
The genus Allium. Part 2. [Review] [1060 refs]
Critical Reviews in Food Science & Nutrition.  22(4):273-377, 1985.
The genus Allium--Part 3. [Review] [999 refs]
Critical Reviews in Food Science & Nutrition.  23(1):1-73, 1985.

Kojima T.  Tanaka T.  Mori H.  Kato Y.  Nakamura M.
Acute and subacute toxicity tests of onion coat, natural colorant
extracted from onion (Allium cepa L.), in (C57BL/6 x C3H)F1 mice.
Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health.  38(1):89-101, 1993 Jan.

Cheers
Karl



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