GEMS FOOD Chemical Contaminants in Food

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This page provides a description and a link to a "GEMS FOOD Chemical Contaminants in Food" database that provides information needed when modeling exposure levels or performing exposure assessment.

Short description

Established in 1976, GEMS/Food operates through a network of WHO Collaborating Centers and other participating institutions located in over 70 countries around the world. The purpose of GEMS/Food is to collect health-oriented population-based monitoring data on levels and trends of contaminants in food and their significance for health and trade, including a number of pesticide residues.


Key words

pcbs, pesticides, pahs, dioxins, food, contaminants, metals