Contribution of cattle products to dietary intake of trace and toxic elements in Galicia, Spain.

@article{Alonso2002ContributionOC,
  title={Contribution of cattle products to dietary intake of trace and toxic elements in Galicia, Spain.},
  author={Marta Lop{\'e}z Alonso and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Benedito and Marta Miranda and Cristina Castillo and Joaqu{\'i}n Hern{\'a}ndez and R F Shore},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={533-41}
}
In Galicia, Spain, liver copper concentrations, muscle zinc concentrations and kidney cadmium concentrations (in adult cattle) can exceed acceptable maximum concentrations which have been adopted by some countries. The aim was to calculate the contribution of cattle products to the daily intake of trace and toxic metals by humans in Galicia and to evaluate whether there was any health risk to consumers. This was done by comparing calculated intakes with published acceptable daily intake rates… CONTINUE READING

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