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Persistent organic pollutants in food supplies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12388568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in various food supplies have important health impacts, but are not as devastating as malnutrition and, perhaps, obesity. POPs should be controlled and the Stockholm Convention is having an accelerating effect on the global decline of POP manufacture and use. Reservoirs from previous misuses are much larger than current manufacture and efforts should be directed at containing these reservoirs, tackling food shortages, and continuing to educate toward following advisories and maintaining a varied diet and food sources.
L G Hansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of epidemiology and community health     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0143-005X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Epidemiol Community Health     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-21     Completed Date:  2002-12-27     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909766     Medline TA:  J Epidemiol Community Health     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  820-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Environmental Pollutants / analysis
Food Contamination / analysis*,  prevention & control
International Cooperation
Pesticide Residues / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Environmental Pollutants; 0/Pesticide Residues
Comment On:
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2002 Nov;56(11):813-7   [PMID:  12388566 ]

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