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Continued Monitoring of PAH Contamination in Loch Leven

Institutions
Fisheries Research Service
Start date
2003
End date
2004
Objective
The objective of this monitoring programme (a supplement to S02008) is to monitor levels of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in farmed blue mussels over the time of the year, given the seasonal variation, when they possess maximum PAH concentrations. The information gathered being used to ensure the mussels continue to be safe for human consumption.
More information

Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the Food Standards Agency Research webpage.

Funding Source
Food Standards Agency
Project number
S02021
Commodities
Seafood