ARCHIVED - Toxic equivalent (TEQ) concentrations (pg/g whole weight) of dioxin-like chemicals in fatty foods from Total Diet Study in Halifax, 1994

Code Description TEQ concentration
(pg/g whole wt)
A01 Whole milk 0.024
A02 2% milk 0.015
A03 1% milk 0.008
A04 Skim milk 0.011
A05 Evaporated milk 0.037
A06 Cream 0.050
A07 Ice cream 0.048
A08 Yogurt 0.013
A09 Cheddar cheese 0.139
A10 Cottage cheese 0.035
A11 Processed cheese 0.188
A12 Butter 0.474
B01 Beef steak 0.043
B02 Beef roast 0.113
B03 Ground beef 0.197
B04 Pork, fresh 0.020
B05 Pork, cured 0.071
B06 Veal 0.019
B07 Lamb 0.045
B08 Cold cuts 0.119
B09 Lunch meat, canned 0.091
B10 Organ meat 0.400
B11 Wieners 0.240
C01 Eggs 0.084
C02 Poultry 0.094
D01 Marine fish 0.073
D02 Freshwater fish 0.484
D03 Fish, canned 0.262
D04 Shell fish 0.066
E01 Meat soup 0.012
E04 Dehydrated soup 0.006
I01 Cooking fat 0.276
I02 Margarine 0.527
L03 Baby dinner 0.051
L04 Baby dinner 0.049
L05 Formula milk 0.012
L08 Baby food, meat 0.034
M02 Frozen entree 0.025
M04 Frozen entree 0.033
M06 Frozen dinner 0.020
N01 Pizza 0.083
N02 French fries 0.105
N02 Hamburger 0.078
N04 Fishburger 0.136
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