Evaluation of mercury levels in pangasius and cod fillets traded in Sicily (Italy).

@article{Ferrantelli2012EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of mercury levels in pangasius and cod fillets traded in Sicily (Italy).},
  author={Vincenzo Ferrantelli and Giuseppe Giangrosso and Antonello Cicero and Clara Naccari and Andrea Macaluso and Fabio Galvano and Nicolantonio d'Orazio and G E Arcadipane and Francesco Naccari},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={1046-51}
}
Predator fishes at the top of the aquatic food chain can accumulate large concentrations of metals and their consumption, consequently, makes a significant contribution, in particular, to mercury intake. The aim of this study was to determine mercury levels in fillets of two predatory species: pangasius (Pangasius hypophthalmus) from the Vietnam region of Megong and Chao Pharayai and cod (Gadus morhua) from the Baltic and North Sea, both being commercially important in the Italian market. A… CONTINUE READING