Risk assessment of the rural population health from exposure to polluted food products

Emiliya R. Valeeva

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Aim and Scope: In the diet of the rural population, milk, dairy products, meat and meat products, fish, bread, and bread products make the largest contribution to the exposition of cadmium, arsenic, and mercury. The cardiovascular, hormonal, central nervous, immune, reproductive systems, blood, and kidneys are most at risk. Non-carcinogenic risk for imported food products is determined by the systems: Blood, hormonal, central nervous, and reproductive. Materials and Methods: Statistical analysis of the obtained data was implemented operating system Windows 2007 with the application of standard application program packages Excel 2007 and “Statistics v.6.0”. Result and Discussion: Comparative analysis of the obtained data revealed that the Republic of Tatarstan had higher indices in the content of pollutants in the fruit and vegetable products. As the result of our studies, we excluded such pollutants as aflatoxin, copper, zinc, sulfur, dioxide, iron, peroxidase, and desoxynivalenol, which were revealed on one occasion or the studies failed to register them. [27] Conclusion: The levels of the toxic substances’ content in basic food products consumed by the population of the Republic of Tatarstan did not exceed the maximum allowable concentration for the period from 2004 to 2014.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22377/ijgp.v11i04.1370

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