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欧盟大幅度降低食品中二恶英和多氯联苯摄入量耐受限

欧盟大幅度降低食品安中二恶英和多氯联苯摄入量耐受限 by Cheryl Hogue NOVEMBER 22, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 47 European Union science advisory panel is recommending a lower tolerable intake level of dioxins and 12 dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls in food.This new level is 2 pg/kg of body weight per week for all the compounds combined, the European Food Safety Authority’s Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain announced Nov. 20. This amount is one-seventh the EU’s current tolerable intake level, set in 2001, for this group of persistent pollutants that share similar toxic properties. The lower level will protect against decreased semen quality, the adverse health effect observed at the lowest level of these toxic contaminants in human blood, says Ron Hoogenboom, a food safety expert at Wageningen

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