DIOXINS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has formally proposed its anticipated list of maximum dioxin contamination limits for food products. The levels for fish are as predicted last week in Environmental Health News. For dairy products, beef and sheep-meat it is three nanograms per kilogram of fat, for example. And for vegetable oil it is two nanograms per kilometres of fat. Other foods covered include pigmeat, poultry, farmed game, liver, eggs, and animal oils and fats. If they are approved by ministers, the new limits would come into force by next ...


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