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Cadmium content in foodstuffs from the Greek market.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12443557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Determinations of the cadmium content of a wide variety of foodstuffs from the Greek market were carried out. The values detected ranged from <0.1 ng x g(-1) in alcoholic beverages to 1595.8 ng x g(-1) in large snails. The highest values were observed in molluscs and crustaceans (117.4 ng x g(-1)), followed by leafy vegetables (28.3 ng x g(-1)), potatoes (22.3 ng x g(-1)) and organs and offal (20.7 ng x g(-1)), whereas the other food categories had a lower cadmium content. The results are comparable with those from the rest of Europe. Preliminary analytical data on the cadmium content of food samples of organic cultivation showed significantly lower values compared with those of samples of conventional produce.
Authors:
S Karavoltsos; A Sakellari; M Dimopoulos; M Dasenakis; M Scoullos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food additives and contaminants     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0265-203X     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Addit Contam     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-21     Completed Date:  2003-01-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8500474     Medline TA:  Food Addit Contam     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  954-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Athens, Chemistry Department, Division III, Inorganic and Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Panepistimiopolis, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Beverages / analysis
Cadmium / analysis*
Commerce
Food Contamination / analysis*
Food Inspection / methods*
Greece
Humans
Meat / analysis
Shellfish / analysis
Spectrum Analysis
Vegetables / chemistry
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-43-9/Cadmium

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