ARCHIVED - Concentrations (Bq/Kg) of radionuclides in foods from Total Diet Study sampled in Calgary, 2009

Sample Description Cs-137 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG) Cs-134 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG) I-131 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG) Am-241 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG) Co-57 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG) Co-60 ACTIVITY (Bq/KG)
AA01 Milk; whole <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA02 Milk; 2% <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA03 Milk; 1% <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA04 Milk; skim <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA05 Evap'd milk; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA06 Cream <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA07 Ice Cream <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA08 Yogurt <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA09 Cheese <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA10 Cheese; cottage <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA11 Cheese; processed <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA12 Butter <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA13 Chocolate milk; 1% <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
AA14 Butter milk; 1% <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB01 Beef; steak <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB02 Beef; roast <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB03 Beef; ground <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB04 Pork; fresh <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB05 Pork; cured <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB06 Veal; cutlets <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB07 Lamb <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB08 Luncheon meats; cold cuts <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB09 Luncheon meats; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB10 Organ meats <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
BB11 Wieners & sausages <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
CC01 Eggs <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
CC02 Poultry; chicken & turkey <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
CC03 Poultry; liver pate <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
DD01 Fish; marine <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
DD02 Fish; fresh water <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
DD03 Fish; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
DD04 Shellfish <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
EE01 Soups; meat; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
EE02 Soups; creamed; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
EE03 Soups; broth; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
EE04 Soups; dehydrated <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF01 Bread; white <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF02 Bread; whole wheat <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF03 Bread; rye <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF04 Cake <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF05 Cereal; cooked wheat <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF06 Cereal; corn <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF07 Cereals; oatmeal <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF08 Cereals; rice & bran <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF09 Cookies <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF10 Crackers <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF11 Danish; donuts & croissants <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF12 Flour; white (wheat) <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF13 Muffins <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF14 Pancakes & waffles <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF15 Pasta; mixed dishes <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF16 Pasta; plain <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF17 Pie; apple <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF18 Pie; other <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF19 Rice <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF20 Buns & rolls <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
FF21 Breads; other <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG01 Baked beans; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG02 Beans; string <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG03 Beets <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG04 Broccoli <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG05 Cabbage <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG06 Carrots <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG07 Cauliflowers <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG08 Celery <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG09 Corn <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG10 Cucumbers <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG11 Lettuce <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG12 Mushrooms <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG13 Onions <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG14 Peas <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG15 Peppers <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG16 Potatoes; peeled and boiled <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG17 Potatoes; chips <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG18 Rutabagas <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG19 Vegetable juice; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG20 Tomatoes <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG21 Tomatoes; canned; and tomato sauce; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG22 Spinach <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG23 Asparagus <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG24 Brussel sprouts <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG26 Potatoes; baked with skins <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
GG27 Corn chips <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH01 Apple juice; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH02 Applesauce; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH03 Apples; raw <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH04 Bananas <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH05 Blueberries 1.998834 <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH06 Cherries <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH07 Citrius fruit; raw <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH08 Citrius juice; frozen <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH09 Citrius juice; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH10 Grape juice; bottled <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH11 Grapes <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH12 Melons <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH13 Peaches <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH14 Pears <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH15 Pineapple; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH16 Plums and prunes <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH17 Raisons <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH18 Raspberries <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH19 Strawberries <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH20 Kiwi fruit <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH21 Apricot <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
HH22 Fruit drinks (cocktails) <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
II01 Cooking fats and salad oils <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
II02 Margarine <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
II04 Mayonnaise <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
II07 Salad dressing <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ01 Chocolate bars <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ02 Candies <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ03 Gelatin dessert <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ04 Honey; bottled <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ05 Jams <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ07 Peanut butter <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ08 Puddings <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ09 Sugar; white <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ10 Syrup <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ11 Seeds; shelled <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ12 Nuts <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
JJ13 Chewing gum <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK01 Alcoholic drinks; beer <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK02 Alcoholic drinks; wine <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK04 Coffee <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK05 Soft drinks; canned <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK06 Tea <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
KK07 Soy beverage; fortified <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL01 Cereals; mixed <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL02 Desserts <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL03 Dinners; cereal + vegetable + meat <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL04 Dinners; meat or poultry + vegetable <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL05 Formulae; milk base <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL06 Formulae; soya base <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL07 Fruit; apple or peach <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL08 Meat; poultry or eggs <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
LL09 Vegetables; peas <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
MM01 Popcorn; microwave <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
MM02 Frozen entrees <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN01 Pizza <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN02 French fries <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN03 Hamburger <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN04 Chicken burger <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN05 Hot dogs <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN06 Chicken nuggets <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN07 Beef chow mein; carry-out <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN08 Fried Rice <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN09 Prepared sandwiches <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
NN10 Fast food sandwiches <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP01 Condiments <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP02 Salt <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP03 Baking powder <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP04 Yeast <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP05 Vanilla extract <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP06 Herbs and spices <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP07 Soya sauce <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP08 Tap water; kitchen <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP09 Tap water; sample area <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP10 Water; natural spring <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC
PP11 Water; natural mineral <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC <MDC

Samples analyzed by non-destructive high resolution gamma spectroscopy
MDC = Minimum Detectable Concentration
Typical MDC is 2 Bq/Kg for a 120 g sample at time of count
CODEX Limits for Cs-134, Cs-137, Co-57 and I-131 are 1000 Bq/Kg for general consumption, 10 Bq/Kg for Am-241

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