The incidence of endocrine disruptors, both possible (glyphosate and glufosinate), and demonstrated (perchlorate and chlorate), was estimated in baby food commodities (meat, fish, cheese, vegetable and fruit). Ion-chromatography coupled to high resolution mass spectrometry analysis of the 105 samples did not show traces of glyphosate, glufosinate or their metabolites, while in 10.5% of the samples a quantifiable amount of perchlorate was found. Some samples based on fruit and vegetables revealed a substantial amount of chlorate, especially the preparations that contained carrots and potatoes: five samples were in a concentration range of 40–120 μg kg−1, while one homogenized pear sample reached 372.2 μg kg−1. The pure meat samples revealed occasional chlorate appearance, with less than 10 μg kg−1. This is the first report of chlorate evaluated in various types of baby food and may serve as symptomatic data regarding its occurrence in infant/toddler diets. Therefore, effective monitoring programs and subsequent strict regulations are strongly required.
Occurrence of perchlorate, chlorate and polar herbicides in different baby food commodities / S. Panseri, M. Nobile, F. Arioli, C. Biolatti, R. Pavlovic, L.M. Chiesa. - In: FOOD CHEMISTRY. - ISSN 0308-8146. - 330(2020), pp. 127205.1-127205.8.
|Titolo:||Occurrence of perchlorate, chlorate and polar herbicides in different baby food commodities|
PANSERI, SARA (Primo)
NOBILE, MARIA (Secondo)
PAVLOVIC, RADMILA (Corresponding)
CHIESA, LUCA MARIA (Ultimo)
|Parole Chiave:||Food safety; Baby food; Glyphosate; Metabolites; Endocrine disruptors; Chlorate; Perchlorate|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore VET/04 - Ispezione degli Alimenti di Origine Animale|
Settore VET/07 - Farmacologia e Tossicologia Veterinaria
Settore CHIM/10 - Chimica degli Alimenti
|Data di pubblicazione:||2020|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2020.127205|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|