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- Fasano, Evelina, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2018 v.243 pp. 1781-1790
- arsenic; cadmium; carcinogenicity; case studies; cities; dietary exposure; food intake; food safety; fruit products; heavy metals; human health; ingestion; landfills; lead; risk; risk characterization; soil pollution; thallium; toxic substances; vanadium; vegetables; Italy
- ... Potentially toxic elements are widespread soil contaminants, whose occurrence could entail a concern for human health upon ingestion of fruit and vegetables harvested in a polluted area. This work set out to evaluate the concentrations of lead and cadmium as well as the levels of thirteen heavy metals for which a limit value is yet to be established by the food safety authorities, in order to perf ...