Dioxin-contaminated eggs that entered the food chain in Germany and the Netherlands are not expected to cause any adverse health effects but such exposure was unacceptable, said the German food safety body.
Comforting news for parents as survey of infant formula by the UK's
food watchdog finds levels of harmful chemicals, dioxins and
dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), in infant formula
have fallen significantly over the...
Levels of dioxins and dioxin-like environmental pollutants PCBs in
food have fallen by around 50 per cent in the UK over three years,
according to a recent study from food safety agency, the Food
Standards Agency (FSA).
Contamination of foods by organohalogens, in particular dioxins
(PCDD and PCDF) and dioxin-like PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls)
are a real health concern for the food industry, governments and
consumers alike. Dioxins are produced...