Human exposure to dioxins from food, 1999-2002.

  title={Human exposure to dioxins from food, 1999-2002.},
  author={Gail Charnley and John Doull},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  volume={43 5},
In response to aggressive attempts to control dioxin emissions over the last 35 years, human exposures to dioxins from the environment have declined significantly. The primary source of human exposure to dioxins at present is food. The sources of dioxins in food are not well understood and are probably varied. Data on the levels of dioxins measured in various foods for samples collected from 2000 to 2002 have recently been released by the US Food and Drug Administration as part of its Total… CONTINUE READING