Study looks at exposure to foodborne toxic chemicals

11/14/2012 | FoodNavigator

Dietary data from 364 children and 595 adults showed that all children went beyond the cancer benchmarks for arsenic, dieldrin, DDE and dioxins, while a majority of those in preschool exceeded noncancer risk levels for acrylamide. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health, found tomatoes, peaches, apples and peppers were among the foods linked to the highest exposure to pesticides.

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