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Metal Contents in Some Brands of Biscuits Consumed in Southern Nigeria

Author(s): Chukwujindu M.A. Iwegbue

Journal: American Journal of Food Technology
ISSN 1557-4571

Volume: 7;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 160;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: biscuit | Essential elements | tolerable daily intake | toxic element

The concentrations of zinc, iron, chromium, calcium, magnesium, nickel, lead, copper, cobalt and cadmium were determined in six major classes of biscuits in Nigerian market after acid digestion by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The mean concentrations of metals in various biscuit classes ranged from 29.06-49.27, 45.02-109.00, 0.39-0.72, 0.01-2.90, 205.64-395.27, 118.10-121.30, 2.15-4.88,
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