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Diet and particularly seafood are major sources of perfluorinated compounds in humans.
Commercially used perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have been widely detected in wildlife and humans, but the sources of human exposure are not fully characterized. The objectives of this study were toExpand
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Scientific Opinion on Arsenic in Food 1 EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain ( CONTAM )
Arsenic is a metalloid that occurs in different inorganic and organic forms, which are found in the environment both from natural occurrence and from anthropogenic activity. The inorganic forms ofExpand
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Dietary exposure to brominated flame retardants correlates with male blood levels in a selected group of Norwegians with a wide range of seafood consumption.
This study investigates dietary exposure and serum levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in a group of Norwegians (n = 184) with a wide range of seafoodExpand
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Determinants of plasma concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances in pregnant Norwegian women.
BACKGROUND Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are widespread pollutants that have been associated with adverse health effects although not on a consistent basis. Diet has been considered the mainExpand
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Role of dietary patterns for dioxin and PCB exposure.
Dietary patterns were related to intake and blood concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDFs), dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (dl-PCBs) and selectedExpand
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Risks to human and animal health related to the presence of deoxynivalenol and its acetylated and modified forms in food and feed
Abstract Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a mycotoxin primarily produced by Fusarium fungi, occurring predominantly in cereal grains. Following the request of the European Commission, the CONTAM PanelExpand
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Recent advances in the risk assessment of melamine and cyanuric acid in animal feed.
Melamine can be present at low levels in food and feed mostly from its legal use as a food contact material in laminates and plastics, as a trace contaminant in nitrogen supplements used in animalExpand
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Scientific Opinion on marine biotoxins in shellfish – Emerging toxins : Ciguatoxin group 1 EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain
The EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) assessed the risks to human health related to the consumption of ciguatoxin (CTX)-group toxins in fish. CTX-group toxins occur in fishExpand
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Risks for public health related to the presence of tetrodotoxin (TTX) and TTX analogues in marine bivalves and gastropods
Abstract Tetrodotoxin (TTX) and its analogues are produced by marine bacteria and have been detected in marine bivalves and gastropods from European waters. The European Commission asked EFSA for aExpand
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Consumption of lead-shot cervid meat and blood lead concentrations in a group of adult Norwegians.
Several recent investigations have reported high concentrations of lead in samples of minced cervid meat. This paper describes findings from a Norwegian study performed in 2012 among 147 adults withExpand
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