Dioxins

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  • Dioxins
    • Formed as a by-product of chemical processes
      • Volcanic eruptions and forest fires
      • Manufacturing of chemicals, pesticides, steel and paints
    • High levels in poultry, milk, free range eggs and oily fish
    • FSA - no immediate effect on health
    • Long-term - cancer, adverse reproductive and developmental effects, birth defects, endometriosis, heart conditions, chloracne and rashes

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