Monitoring of the Radioactive Contaminants in Dairy Products Imported from the East European Countries

동유럽 국가산 수입 유가공품의 방사능 잔류조사

  • Lee, Myoung-heon (National Veterinary Research & Quarantine Service) ;
  • Cho, Mi-ran (National Veterinary Research & Quarantine Service) ;
  • Kim, Yeon-hee (National Veterinary Research & Quarantine Service) ;
  • Son, Seong-wan (National Veterinary Research & Quarantine Service) ;
  • Kim, Sang-keun (College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University)
  • 이명헌 (농림부 국립수의과학검역원) ;
  • 조미란 (농림부 국립수의과학검역원) ;
  • 김연희 (농림부 국립수의과학검역원) ;
  • 손성완 (농림부 국립수의과학검역원) ;
  • 김상근 (충남대학교 수의과대학)
  • Accepted : 2003.08.16
  • Published : 2003.09.25

Abstract

The present studies were conducted to monitor radioactive contamination in dairy products imported from 16 countries located in the East Europe which were affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident. The 556 samples such as butter, cheese, ice cream, whey protein and hydrolysed milk protein products were collected randomly and determined from 1999 to 2002. All sample were below the Koeran and CODEX maximum tolerance level of radioactivity for $^{131}I$, $^{134}Cs$ and $^{137}Cs$.

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