On Human Health, Studies

Lead Dietary Exposure in the European Population / Summary

Author: Carolyn B. Meyer, Joseph S. Meyer, Alex B. Francisco, Jennifer Holder, Frederik Verdonck

Lead is a natural environmental contaminant, but its use in the past in water pipes, paint and petrol increased its general presence. Food is the major source of human exposure to lead. The current study examined 144,206 analytical results for lead in food collected during a nine-year period.

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