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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 930849, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/930849
Review Article

Antibiotic, Pesticide, and Microbial Contaminants of Honey: Human Health Hazards

1Waili Foundation for Science, Queens, NY 11418, USA
2Department of Plant Protection, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh 11543, Saudi Arabia

Received 22 July 2012; Accepted 28 August 2012

Academic Editors: N. Ercal, A. Scozzafava, D. X. Tan, and L. A. Videla

Copyright © 2012 Noori Al-Waili et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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