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Dioxin and PCB

georges.terryn at pandora.be georges.terryn at pandora.be
Thu Jun 3 15:22:13 EST 1999


Hi,

foodpoisoning in Belgium. Dioxin and PCB got into the foodchain by
mixing them with animal fat, feeding it to the livestock; chicken, cows,
pigs, fish, almost anything with feet.

dioxin : 700 to 1500 times limit of  5ppm. in chicken fat

PCB's: 50mg/kilogram in the animal fodder (about 80tons)

has been eaten by the population for at least 14 days to a few more
weeks. Can anyone make an educated guess or calculation as what this
means for the future? And give some explanation as where the estimates
come from. (studies, cases)

Thanx ;(






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