POPs in edible clams from different Italian and European markets and possible human health risk.

@article{Binelli2003POPsIE,
  title={POPs in edible clams from different Italian and European markets and possible human health risk.},
  author={A. Binelli and Alfredo Provini},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={46 7},
  pages={879-86}
}
Human intake of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) occurs primarily through diet and fish and other seafood represent the principal means of contamination. Despite this, few legal limits have been established to protect human health from the various chemicals that are alleged to be carcinogenic or endocrine disruptor compounds. Several pools of edible clams (Tapes philippinarum and Venus gallina) bought in different Italian and European markets were examined in order to perform a risk… CONTINUE READING

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