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Cyanotoxins and Food Contamination in Developing Countries: Review of Their Types, Toxicity, Analysis, Occurrence and Mitigation Strategies

the detection of microcystins using different analytical methods. The detected levels mostly surpassed the provisional tolerable daily intake limit set by the World Health Organization, indicating ...

The cost of diets according to diet quality and sociodemographic characteristics in children and adolescents in Belgium

National Food Consumption Survey were used. The “Kidmed index” and dietary patterns (DP) identified through principal component analysis were used to assess diet quality. Daily diet cost was estimated after ...

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; Nadia Waegeneers; Ann Ruttens Source: Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess (2021) ...

The Cost of Diets According to Nutritional Quality and Sociodemographic Characteristics: A Population-Based Assessment in Belgium

Participants/settings: Participants were adults (aged 18 to 64 years; n = 1,158) included in the 2014-2015 Belgian National Food Consumption Survey. Main outcome measures: Dietary assessment was based on two 24-hour dietary recalls ...

Mineral oil risk assessment: Knowledge gaps and roadmap. Outcome of a multi-stakeholders workshop

Simat, Thomas; Purcaro, Giorgia Source: Trends in Food Science & Technology, Volume 113 (2021) Keywords: exposure assessment Food contaminant Mineral oil hydrocarbon MOSHMOAH Risk Assessment Abstract: ...

Update of the risk assessment of hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDDs) in food

Assessment Toxicology Abstract: The European Commission asked EFSA to update its 2011 risk assessment on hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDD s) in food. HBCDD s, predominantly mixtures of the stereoisomers α‐, β‐ ...

Dietary exposure assessment and risk characterization of citrinin and ochratoxin A in Belgium

Siska; De Saeger, S. Source: Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 147 (2021) Keywords: Citrinin exposure assessment Mycotoxins Ochratoxin A Risk characterization Abstract: Exposure to mycotoxins is ...

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

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Heidi Demaegdt; Nadia Waegeneers; Karlien Cheyns; Ann Ruttens Source: Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess, Volume ...

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

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 updated ...

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

presence of glycoalkaloids (GA s) in feed and food. This risk assessment covers edible parts of potato plants and other food plants containing GA s, in particular, tomato and aubergine. In humans, acute ...

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