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Contaminants in Shellfish


EEC Directives 79/923/EEC and 91/492/EEC require that Food Standards Agency Scotland (FSAS) monitor chemical contaminants in shellfish. This will provide FSAS with information on the levels of PAH, Heavy Metals, chloro-biphenyls and pesticide contamination in various shellfish species in Scottish coastal waters.

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<p>Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the <a href="; target="_blank">Food Standards Agency Research webpage</a>.

FRS Marine Laboratory
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