Monitoring Plan on PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs Milk Contamination in Campania Region (Italy)

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During the carrying out of the monitoring plan as part of the Regional Law n. 3/2005 emerged, in 2008, the well known “buffalo milk crisis” that led to the enactment of other monitoring plans targeted to the research of dioxins in food. From the last monitoring plan on PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in Campania Region, named as “Surveillance plan 2011-2014”, all dairy products from N. 50 farms intended to the production of bovine, buffalo and ovine milk, resulted compliant to the maximum levels fixed by EU in Regulation 1259/2011, suggesting the effectiveness of the restrictive measures on farming practices applied after the sanitary emergency of 2008. On the other hand, the action limits reported in EU Recommendations 516/2011 and 711/2013 were exceeded in two sheep farms and two buffalo farms, to represent the critical issues that nowadays exist.

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Serpe, F. , Scaramuzzo, A. , Maglio, P. , Lambiase, S. and Esposito, M. (2015) Monitoring Plan on PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs Milk Contamination in Campania Region (Italy). International Journal of Analytical Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography, 3, 32-36. doi: 10.4236/ijamsc.2015.32004.

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