PCB concentrations in some foods from four European countries.

  title={PCB concentrations in some foods from four European countries.},
  author={Ettore Zuccato and Paola Grassi and Enrico Davoli and L Valdicelli and David 0. Wood and Giuseppe Reitano and Roberto Fanelli},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  volume={46 3},
Samples of salmon, butter and cabbage from Belgium, Italy, Spain and Portugal were analysed for their content in total, non-dioxin-like (as represented by the so-called seven indicator-PCBs: congeners 28, 52, 101, 118, 138, 153 and 180) and dioxin-like PCBs (mono-ortho and non-ortho PCBs). Salmon and cabbage from Belgium, and butter from Portugal and Belgium, contained less total and non-dioxin-like PCBs than those from other countries. Samples from Italy had the highest concentrations. Similar… CONTINUE READING