Publications

List of Publications and Presentations from the Canadian Total Diet Studies

Cao, X.-L., Zhao, W., Dabeka, R. 2019. Plasticizer di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in vegetable and fruit samples from Canadian Total Diet Study. Presented at ACS National Meeting in San Diego, USA, Aug. 25-29, 2019.

Cao, X.-L., Kosarac, I., Popovic, S., Zhou, S., Smith, D., Dabeka, R. 2019. LC-MS/MS analysis of bisphenol S and five other bisphenols in total diet food samples. Food Addit. Contam. A 36: 1740-1747.

Cao, X.-L., Pelletier, L., Sparling, M., Dabeka, R. 2018. Occurrence of toluene in Canadian total diet foods and its significance to overall human exposure. Food Addit. Contam. A 35: 110-117.

Cao, X.-L., Sparling, M., Dabeka, R. 2016. Occurrence of 13 volatile organic compounds in foods from the Canadian total diet study. Food Addit. Contam. A 33: 373-382.

Cao, X.-L., Zhao, W., Dabeka, R. 2015. Di-(2-ethylhexyl) adipate and 20 phthalates in composite food samples from the 2013 Canadian Total Diet Study. Food Addit. Contam. A 32: 1893-1901.

Cao, X.-L., Perez-Locas, C., Robichaud, A., Clement, G., Popovic, S., Dufresne, G. 2015. Levels and temporal trend of bisphenol A in composite food samples from Canadian Total Diet Study 2008–2012. Food Addit. Contam. A 32: 2154-2160.

Cao, X.-L., Zhao, W., Churchill, R., Dabeka, R. 2013. Di-(2-Ethylhexyl) adipate in selected total diet food composite samples. J. Food Prot. 76: 1985-1988.

Dabeka, R., Cao, X.-L. 2013. The Canadian total diet study design: 1992–1999. Food Addit. Contam. A 30: 477-490.

Dabeka, R.W., Rawn, D.F.K., Cao, X.-L., Moisey, J. 2013. Canadian Total Diet Study Experiences. pp. 233-243 in G.G. Moy, R.W. Vannoort (Eds.), Total Diet Studies. Springer, New York, USA.

Ryan, J.J., Cao, X.-L., Dabeka, R. 2013. Dioxins, furans and non-ortho-PCBs in Canadian total diet foods 1992–1999 and 1985–1988. Food Addit. Contam. A 30: 491-505.

Cao, X.-L., Hierlihy, T., Popovic, S., Dabeka, B. 2012. Headspace solid-phase microextraction with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry determination of naphthalene in the composite food samples from the 2011 Canadian total diet study in Ottawa. J. Food Prot. 75: 2163-2171.

Cao, X.-L., Perez-Locas, C., Dufresne, G., Clement, G., Popovic, S., Beraldin, F., Dabeka, R.W., Feeley, M. 2011. Concentrations of bisphenol A in the composite food samples from the 2008 Canadian total diet study in Quebec City and dietary intake estimates. Food Addit. Contam. A 28: 791-798.

Tam, J., Pantazopoulos, P., Scott, P.M., Moisey, J., Dabeka, R.W., Richard, I.D.K. 2011. Application of isotope dilution mass spectrometry: determination of ochratoxin A in the Canadian Total Diet Study. Food Addit. Contam. A 28: 754-761.

Tanase, C.M., Griffin, P., Koski, K.G., Cooper, M.J., Cockell, K.A. 2011. Sodium and potassium in composite food samples from the Canadian Total Diet Study. J. Food Compos. Anal. 24: 237-243.

Tittlemier, S.A., Lau, B.P.Y., Ménard, C., Corrigan, C., Sparling, M., Gaertner, D., Cao, X.-L., Dabeka, B. 2010. Baseline levels of melamine in food items sold in Canada. I. Dairy products and soy-based dairy replacement products. Food Addit. Contam. B 3: 135-139.

Tittlemier, S.A., Lau, B.P.Y., Ménard, C., Corrigan, C., Sparling, M., Gaertner, D., Cao, X.-L., Dabeka, B., Hilts, C. 2010. Baseline levels of melamine in food items sold in Canada. II. Egg, soy, vegetable, fish and shrimp products. Food Addit. Contam. B 3: 140-147.

Benkhedda, K., Robichaud, A., Turcotte, S., Béraldin, F.J., Cockell, K.A. 2009. Determination of total iodine in food samples using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. J. AOAC Int. 92: 1720-1727.

Cao, X.-L., Zhu, J., MacDonald, S., Lalonde, K., Dabeka, B., Cisse, M. 2009. Aniline in vegetable and fruit samples from the Canadian total diet study. Food Addit. Contam. A 26: 808-813.

Ostertag, S.K., Chan, H.M., Moisey, J., Dabeka, R., Tittlemier, S.A. 2009. Historic dietary exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonate, perfluorinated carboxylates, and fluorotelomer unsaturated carboxylates from the consumption of store-bought and restaurant foods for the Canadian population. J. Agric. Food Chem. 57: 8534-8544.

Tittlemier, S.A., Van de Riet, J., Burns, G., Potter, R., Murphy, C., Rourke, W., Pearce, H., Cao, X.-L., Dabeka, R.W., Dufresne, G. 2007. Analysis of veterinary drug residues in fish and shrimp composite collected during the Canadian total diet study. Food Addit. Contam. 24: 14-20.

Tittlemier, S.A., Pepper, K., Seymour, C., Moisey, J., Bronson, R., Cao, X.-L., Dabeka, R.W. 2007. Dietary exposure of Canadians to perfluorinated carboxylates and perfluorooctane sulfonate via consumption of meat, fish, fast foods, and food items prepared in their packaging. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55: 3203-3210.

Rawn, D.F.K., Roscoe, V., Trelka, R., Hanson, C., Krakalovich, T., Dabeka, R.W. 2006. N-methyl carbamate pesticide residues in conventional and organic infant foods available on the Canadian retail market. Food Addit. Contam. 23: 651-659.

Tittlemier, S.A., Moisey, J., Seymour, C., Pepper, K. 2006. Concentrations of perfluorinated carboxylates and related compounds in Canadian Total Diet Study food composites and food packaging. Organohalogen Compd. 68: 539-542.

Tittlemier, S.A., Pepper, K., Edwards, L. 2006. Concentrations of perfluorooctanesulfonamides in Canadian total diet study composite food samples collected between 1992 and 2004. J. Agric. Food Chem. 54: 8385-8389.

Rawn, D.F.K., Roscoe, V., Krakalovich, T., Hanson, C. 2004. N-methyl carbamate concentrations and dietary intake estimates for apple and grape juices available on the retail market in Canada. Food Addit. Contam. 21: 555-563.

Rawn, D.F.K., Cao, X.-L., Doucet, J., Davies, D.J., Sun, W.-F., Dabeka, R.W., Newsome, W.H. 2004. Canadian Total Diet Study in 1998: Pesticide levels in foods from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and corresponding dietary intake estimates. Food Addit. Contam. 21: 232-250.

Tittlemier, S.A. 2004. Dietary exposure to a group of naturally produced organohalogens (halogenated dimethyl bipyrroles) via consumption of fish and seafood. J. Agric. Food Chem. 52: 2010-2015.

Dabeka, R.W., McKenzie, A.D., Bradley, P. 2003. Survey of total mercury in total diet food composites and an estimation of the dietary intake of mercury by adults and children from two Canadian cities, 1998-2000. Food Addit. Contam. 20: 629-638.

Tittlemier, S.A., Edwards, L., Pepper, K. 2003. Concentrations and temporal trends of two perfluorooctyl sulfanamides in fast food composites collected during the Canadian Total Diet Study. Organohalogen Compd. 62: 315-318.

Newsome, W.H., Doucet, J., Davies, D., Sun, W.-F. 2000. Pesticide residues in the Canadian Market Basket Survey 1992 to 1996. Food Addit. Contam. 17: 847-854.

Newsome, W.H., Davies, D.J., Sun, W.-F. 1998. Residues of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in fatty foods of the Canadian diet. Food Addit. Contam. 15: 19-29.

Conacher, H.B.S., Mes, J. 1993. Assessment of human exposure to chemical contaminants in foods. Food Addit. Contam. 10: 5-15.

Dabeka, R.W., McKenzie, A.D., Lacroix, G.M.A., Cleroux, C., Bowe, S., Graham, R.A., Conacher, H.B.S., Verdier, P. 1993. Survey of arsenic in total diet food composites and estimation of the dietary intake of arsenic by Canadian adults and children. J. AOAC Int. 76: 14-25.

Mes, J., Newsome, W.H., Conacher, H.B.S. 1991. Levels of specific polychlorinated biphenyl congeners in fatty foods from five Canadian cities between 1986 and 1988. Food Addit. Contam. 8: 351-361.

Conacher, H.B.S., Graham, R.A., Newsome, W.H., Graham, G.F., Verdier, P. 1989. The Health Protection Branch Total Diet Program: An Overview. Can. Inst. Food Sci. Technol. J. 22: 322-326.

Mes, J., Newsome, W.H., Conacher, H.B.S. 1989. Determination of some specific isomers of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners in fatty foods of the Canadian diet. Food Addit. Contam. 6: 365-375.

Mongeau, R., Brassard, R., Verdier, P. 1989. Measurement of dietary fiber in a total diet study. J. Food Compos. Anal. 2: 317-326.

Presentations

Cao X-L, Dabeka RW, Lawrence J, Doucet, J, Sun W, Robertson P, and Davies D (2002) Levels in foods and dietary intakes of pesticide residues from Canadian Total Diet Study in 1998. Presented as poster in the 116th AOAC International Annual Meeting, September 22-26, 2002, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Cao X-L, Dabeka RW, Doucet J, Sun W, and Davies D (2002) Levels in foods and dietary intakes of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from Canadian Total Diet Study in 1998 and 1999. Presented as poster in the 116th AOAC International Annual Meeting, September 22-26, 2002, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Ryan JJ and Patry B (2001) Body burdens and exposure from food for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (BDE's) in Canada. Second International Workshop on Brominated Flame Retardants, WHO/Swedish Ministry of the Environment/Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Stockholm. May 14-16, 2001

Dabeka RW (2000) High-sensitivity cold vapor atomic absorption spectrometric determination of total mercury in foods after a low-temperature digestion. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Nashville, TN, Sept. 24-29, 2000.

Dabeka RW (2000) Canadian total diet and child health surveillance studies. Poster presentation given at Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies, 2000 HPB Science Forum: June 22, 2000, Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa.

Dabeka RW (1999) 1992-1996 Canadian Market Basket Study. Presentation to Kansas City International Workshop on Total Diet Studies, July 24-30, 1999 [Topic dealt with design of study rather than results.]

Dabeka RW (1999) Sample concentrations below the detection limit - Discussion Document. Oct. 18, 1999. Submitted to FAO/WHO. [This report, requested by the FAO/WHO, critiques the current international proposal to introduce fudge factors when reporting analytical concentrations below the limit of detection for the FAO/WHO international databank and total diet studies. Alternative reporting procedures were presented.]

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