Concentrations of bisphenol A in the composite food samples from the 2008 Canadian total diet study in Quebec City and dietary intake estimates

@inproceedings{Cao2011ConcentrationsOB,
  title={Concentrations of bisphenol A in the composite food samples from the 2008 Canadian total diet study in Quebec City and dietary intake estimates},
  author={X.-L. Cao and Carolina Perez-Locas and Guy L Dufresne and Genevieve Clement and Svetlana Popovi{\'c} and Franca J B{\'e}raldin and R W Dabeka and Mark Feeley},
  booktitle={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  year={2011}
}
A total of 154 food composite samples from the 2008 total diet study in Quebec City were analysed for bisphenol A (BPA), and BPA was detected in less than half (36%, or 55 samples) of the samples tested. High concentrations of BPA were found mostly in the composite samples containing canned foods, with the highest BPA level being observed in canned fish (106 ng g(-1)), followed by canned corn (83.7 ng g(-1)), canned soups (22.2-44.4 ng g(-1)), canned baked beans (23.5 ng g(-1)), canned peas (16… CONTINUE READING