Surveillance of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in food commercialized in Barcelona, Spain.

@article{Fontcuberta2009SurveillanceOD,
  title={Surveillance of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in food commercialized in Barcelona, Spain.},
  author={M. A. Palacios Fontcuberta and Josep F. Arqu{\'e}s and Joan Ram{\'o}n Villalb{\'i} and Michael David Medina Mart{\'i}nez and Eul{\`a}lia Serrahima and Francesc Centrich and Manuela Abaos {\'A}balos and E. Hosseini Amir Abad and Jorge Dur{\'a}n and C. Abou Jokh Casas},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part B, Surveillance},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          66-73
        }
}
This study explored the potential use of seven congeners of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs-7) as indicator compounds for the presence of dioxins and PCBs in food samples, as part of the routine surveillance programme of a public health agency. Samples of 24 foodstuffs with high fat content were collected (ten fresh fish, six dairy products, five meat and three eggs). Duplicate analyses were performed. A research laboratory tested samples for seven polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin (PCDDs), ten… CONTINUE READING
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