Thursday, 20 December 2012

Carcinogens in Shenzhen food supply pose cancer risk

High levels of carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbons have been found in vegetable, pork and rice samples collected from Shenzhen. The cancer risk from exposure to polycyclic and halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons was estimated to be between "serious" and "acceptable", with children facing the highest cancer risk, followed by adolescents, seniors and adults.
Read more: Science of the Total Environment

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