formaldehyde - III. Dairy products Food type Level (mg/kg)...

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1 Foods Known to Contain Naturally Occurring Formaldehyde Food type Level (mg/kg) Apple 6.3 – 22.3 Apricot 9.5 Banana 16.3 Beetroot 35 Bulb vegetables (e.g. onion) 11.0 Cabbage 5.3 Carrot 6.7 – 10 Cauliflower 26.9 Cucumber 2.3 – 3.7 Grape 22.4 Green Onion 13.3 – 26.3 Kohlrabi 31 Pear 38.7 – 60 Plum 11.2 Potato 19.5 Spinach 3.3 – 7.3 Tomato 5.7 – 13.3 Water-melon 9.2 White Radish 3.7 – 4.4 Shiitake mushroom (dried) 100 – 406 Shiitake mushroom (raw) 6 – 54.4 II. Meat and meat products Food type Level (mg/kg) Beef 4.6 Pig 5.8 – 20 Sheep 8 Poultry 2.5 – 5.7 Processed meat products (including ham and sausages) 20.7 Liver paste 11.9
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Unformatted text preview: III. Dairy products Food type Level (mg/kg) Goats Milk 1 Cows Milk 3.3 Cheese 3.3 IV. Seafood Food type Level (mg/kg) Cod 4.6 34 Shrimp (raw) 1 2.4 Squid 1.8 Fish ball 6.8 Crustacean 1 98 Bombay-duck 140 Formaldehyde was also reported in studies to develop after death in marine fish and crustaceans and accumulate during the frozen storage of some fish species. Its levels can be as high as 400 mg/kg in Bombay-duck after cold storage. V. Others Food type Level (mg/kg) Alcoholic beverage 0.02 3.8 Soft drinks 8.7 Brewed coffee 3.4 4.5 Instant coffee 10 16 Syrup <1 1.54 Sources: From World Health Organization and others....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course CHEM 152 taught by Professor Selchau during the Fall '10 term at Miramar College.

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