Title: Carcinogens and Foods
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Title: Carcinogens and Foods
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Language: English
Publisher: Ames
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Carcinogens and Foods
General Note: Box 10, Folder 9 ( SF Water Quality-Significant Numbers - 1990's ), Item 6
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: WL00002209
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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CARCINOGENS AND FOODS


BEVERAGES


CONCENTRATION (ppb) CARCINOGEN NOTES
4,000 Hydrogen Peroxide
Coffee 4,000 Methylglyoxal
1,000,000 Caffeic Acid
Tap Water 83 Chloroform Trihalomethanes
Average U.S.
Cola 7,900 Formaldehyde Blood 3000
Variable Nitrosamines
Beer 700 Formaldehyde
50,000,000 (5 Percent) Ethyl Alcohol
Milk High Fat Breast and Colon Cancer
Fruit Juice Variable Mold Toxins


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CARCINOGENS AND FOODS

OTHER FOOD

CONCENTRATION (ppb) CARCINOGEN NOTES
Black Pepper 10 Percent Piperine 4MG/Day (160MG/KG/Day) -
Tumors in mice
Low Safrole 140 MG/Day (2 MG/KG/Day)-
Daily human intake
" Mushrooms
False Morel 11 Hydrazines three
are known carcinogens
500,000 N-Methyl-N- 20 UG/Mouse/Day Lung
Formylhydrazine tumors
Agaricus 3,000,000 Agaritine and Most common commercial
Bisporus other mutagens mushroom; 400 UG/KG -
Diazonium derivatives 30% stomach tumors in mice
Celery 1,000 Furocoumarins 100000 if stressed or diseased
Parsnips 40,000 Furocoumarins
Potatoes 75,000 Glycoalkaloids Can be lethal if potatoes
damaged; Dose of 40 MG in
200 G potato is toxic
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Cocoa 20,000,000(2 Percent) Theobromine Testicular atrophy
Many Plants Up to 1 percent Pyrrolizidine Thousands of plants including
Alkaloids herbs and herbal teas
Cotton Seed Up to 1 percent Gossypol
Legumes
Lupine Anagyrine Teratogen


Data Source: Ames (1983 and 1986)


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CARCINOGENS AND FOODS



MOLD CARCINOGENS


CONCENTRATION (vpb) CARCINOGEN


Sterigmatocystin
and Aflatoxin


Corn
Grain
Nuts
Peanut Butter
Bread
Cheese
Fruit
Apple Juice


Two of most potent carcinogens
and mutagens


Data Source: Ames (1983 and 1986)


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