The human intake of divers persistent organic pollutants is by far dominated by food. For dioxins e.g. food contributes to more than 90 - 95% of the intake with a main contribution of fatty food of animal origin.
Therefore, food are under special regulation and corresponding strict tolerable maximum levels are fixed. In the European Union such maximum levels are in force since 2002 (dioxin-like PCBs included in the meantime). These maximum levels cover:
Several contamination accidents during the last years demonstrated the necessity of corresponding control analyses covering the complete trade process (production, processing, final product, retailing incl. logistics).
OEKOMETRIC analyses all relevant types of food - both of animal, and plant origin. - from the raw to the final product according to the corresponding requirements (e.g. 1881/2006/EG, ...).
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