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2018 USDA Survey of Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Poultry, Beef, and Pork

Investigators
Lupton, Sara
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2018
End date
2019
Objective

To quantify 17 toxic dioxins and furans, 3 co-planar polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and 16 polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in approximately 600 beef, pork, chicken, and turkey samples. The analyses will be conducted in support of a USDA FSIS survey of persistent organic pollutants in the U.S. meat supply.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
ARS (NP108)
Project source
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Project number
3060-32420-002-10-I 
Categories
Legislation and Regulations
Chemical Contaminants
Dioxins, Furans, PFCs, and PCBs
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game