Food safety aspects of toxic element accumulation in fish from wastewater-fed ponds in Hanoi, Vietnam.

@article{Marcussen2007FoodSA,
  title={Food safety aspects of toxic element accumulation in fish from wastewater-fed ponds in Hanoi, Vietnam.},
  author={Helle Marcussen and P. Holm and Thai H. Le and Anders Dalsgaard},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
  pages={34-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the food safety of fish from production systems in Hanoi feed with domestic and industrial wastewater with respect to the potentially toxic elements such as arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb). METHODS Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were sampled from wastewater-fed ponds, and total concentrations of As, Cd and Pb were determined in skin, liver and muscle. RESULTS Arsenic, Cd and Pd… CONTINUE READING