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Intake of food supplements based on algae or cyanobacteria may pose a health risk due to elevated concentrations of arsenic species

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Karlien Cheyns; Heidi Demaegdt; Waegeneers, Nadia; Ann Ruttens Source: Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A (2021) Health Topics:  Heavy metals Métaux lourds Service:  Éléments traces et nan ...

Intake of food supplements based on algae or cyanobacteria may pose a health risk due to elevated concentrations of arsenic species.

amounts of AB were detected. According to a tentative risk evaluation, the intake of As related to all FS collected was of no health concern for the general population. In 8 out of 33 of the analysed FS, ...

Does arsenic pose a health concern after consumption of clay products?

reveal acute risks related to As exposure. However, a potential concern with regard to chronic As intake was identified for the general population in 42% of the analysed food supplements, and for sensitive ...

Update of the risk assessment of nickel in food and drinking water

sensitisation tolerable daily intake (TDI) toxicity Abstract: The European Commission asked EFSA to update its previous Opinion on nickel in food and drinking water, taking into account new occurrence data, the ...

Carry-over of some Fusarium mycotoxins in tissues and eggs of chickens fed experimentally mycotoxin-contaminated diets

products and eggs at a very low degree, thus marginally contribute to the total dietary intake of these fusariotoxins for consumers. Nevertheless, taking precautionary measures in the field, harvest, ...

Urinary sodium and iodine concentrations among Belgian adults: results from the first national Health Examination Survey.

der Heyden Source: Eur J Clin Nutr (2020) Keywords: Biomarkers Risk Factors Abstract: BACKGROUND / OBJECTIVES: Iodine deficiency and excessive salt intakes have adverse health consequences. The ...

The Cost of Diets According to Their Caloric Share of Ultraprocessed and Minimally Processed Foods in Belgium.

their extent of processing using the NOVA classification. The average caloric share (percentage of daily energy intake) of UPF and MPF were calculated. The mean diet cost was compared across the UPF and ...

Risk assessment of glycoalkaloids in feed and food, in particular in potatoes and potato‐derived products

repeated or long‐term intake of GA s via potatoes has been identified. No reference point for chronic exposure could be identified from the experimental animal studies. Occurrence data were available only ...

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluoroalkyl substances in food

0.63 ng/kg bw per day. Since accumulation over time is important, a tolerable weekly intake (TWI) of 4.4 ng/kg bw per week was established. This TWI also protects against other potential adverse effects ...

Food groups and risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies

was to synthesize the knowledge about the relation between intake of 12 major food groups (whole grains, refined grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, eggs, dairy, fish, red meat, processed meat, ...

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