US Food and Drug Administration's Total Diet Study: intake of nutritional and toxic elements, 1991-96.

@article{Egan2002USFA,
  title={US Food and Drug Administration's Total Diet Study: intake of nutritional and toxic elements, 1991-96.},
  author={Sara Kathleen Egan and Shirley S.-H. Tao and Jean A. T. Pennington and Philip Michael Bolger},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={103-25}
}
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conducted the Total Diet Stuty (TDS) annually since 1961. The TDS is designed to monitor the US food supply for levels of toxic chemical contaminants (pesticide residues, industrial chemicals and toxic elements) and nutritional elements. Foods are generally collected four times a year, once from each of four regions of the country. The foods are prepared table-ready before being analysed. From the results of the TDS, dietary, intakes of these analytes… CONTINUE READING

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