In this poster we show the development and validation of an accurate analytical method for the determination of chlorate, bromate and perchlorate in water and foodstuff using 18O stable isotope labelled internal standards. The method was applied to drinking water, irrigation water and food samples. It has also been applied to washing experiments to identify the main source of chlorate residues in food.
The pollution with metals seems to be a factor influencing the development of cancer in the population of the Malwa region. Preventive as well as therapeutic measures seem to be advisable for an effective detoxification from metals.
The German magazine Öko-Test no. 10/2013 tested different grape samples and detected residues of phosphorous acid in the majority of the organic samples. According to these results the organic products were devaluated…
In our experience it is advisable to randomly analyze food products from Eastern Europe (Chernobyl) for artificial radionuclides. It is assumed that after the nuclear reactor disaster in Fukushima, imported food products from Japan and its neighboring states will exhibit a higher radioactivity in the future.