ARCHIVED - Concentrations (pg/g wet wt.) of total PCBs in fatty foods from Total Diet Study in Vancouver, 1995

Food code Description Concentration (ppt)
A01 Milk, whole 122
A02 Milk, 2% 52
A03 Milk, 1% 33
A04 Milk, skim 38
A05 Evaporated milk, canned 128
A06 Cream, 10-12% BF 599
A07 Ice cream 248
A08 Yogurt 6
A09 Cheese 912
A10 Cheese, cottage 44
A11 Cheese, processed, cheddar 576
A12 Butter 1674
B01 Beef, steak 171
B02 Beef, roast and stewing 855
B03 Beef, ground 732
B04 Pork, fresh 298
B05 Pork, cured 466
B06 Veal 350
B07 Lamb 93
B08 Cold cuts and luncheon meats 631
B09 Luncheon meats, canned 939
B10 Organ meats, liver and kidney 1794
B11 Wieners 775
C01 Eggs 651
C02 Poultry, chicken and turkey 293
D01 Fish, marine, fresh or frozen 757
D02 Fish, fresh water 2456
D03 Fish, canned 2399
D04 Shellfish, fresh or frozen 370
E01 Soups, meat, canned 15
E02 Soups, cream 61
I01 Cooking fats and salad oils 1298
I02 Margarine 356
L03 Dinners (cereal + vegetable + meat) 72
L04 Dinners (meat or poultry + vegetable) 63
L05 Formulae, milk base 1
L06 Formulae, soya base  
L08 Meat, poultry or eggs 283
M02 Frozen entrees (microwave or boil) 84
M03 Frozen entrees (microwave or boil) 25
M04 Frozen entrees (microwave or oven) 46
M05 Frozen entrees (microwave or oven) 104
M06 Frozen dinner, beef + veg + or -dessert 44
N01 Pizza 617
N02 French fries 674
N03 Hamburger 99
N04 Fish burger 1419
N05 Chicken burger 482
N06 Hot dog 501
N07 Chicken (breaded, fried, nuggets) 191
N08 Egg breakfast on a bun 529
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