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Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Trace Metals and Arsenic via Consumption of Hen Egg Collected from Largest Poultry Industry in Iran

Hashemi, M. and Sadeghi, A. and Saghi, M. and Aminzare, M. and Raeisi, M. and Rezayi, M. and Sany, S.B.T. (2019) Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Trace Metals and Arsenic via Consumption of Hen Egg Collected from Largest Poultry Industry in Iran. Biological Trace Element Research, 188 (2). pp. 485-493.

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Abstract

The relative contribution of foodstuffs to intake of heavy metal is still equivocal, and thus, available data are rare. Here, the concentration of ten heavy metals and arsenic were measured in the content of hen egg from five strains of commercial laying hens to evaluate contamination level and potential health risk among local and international consumers in Iran. The estimated daily intake (EDI) of all heavy metals was significantly lower than the provisional tolerable daily intake (PTDI) and respective tolerable daily intake (TDI). The non-carcinogenic and carcinogenic risk values for eating eggs were in the safe range for all consumers, indicating that the no health risk for consumers due to the daily intake of either arsenic or heavy metals. Therefore, intake of heavy metal exposure through the consumption of commercial egg product in Iran is completely safe for both national and international consumers. © 2018, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: arsenic; cadmium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; manganese; mercury; nickel; trace metal; zinc, Article; concentration (parameter); consumer; food contamination; food intake; food safety; health hazard; hen; human; Iran; monitoring; population exposure; poultry egg; quality control; risk assessment
Subjects: QU بیوشیمی
بهداشت عمومی WA
بهداشت عمومی WA > بهداشت محیط WA
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2019 08:31
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2019 08:31
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/10148

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