Scientific opinion on the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and dioxin-like PCBs (DL-PCBs) in commercially available foods for infants and young children

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

Peer reviewed scientific article




EFSA was asked by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) to deliver a scientific opinion on thepresence of dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL-PCBs) in commercially available foods forinfants and young children. It was requested to describe the relation of important parameters of the distributionof the occurrence data to the new EU maximum levels (MLs), and to assess whether these MLs are sufficient toaim to decrease the dietary exposure of infants and young children to dioxins and DL-PCBs. The CONTAMPanel did not perform an exposure or risk assessment, but evalua…

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