Median cadmium concentrations in mussels
Classification uses background level for lower class and EU limit value for foodstuff for higher class. EU-legislation limit for cadmium (Cd) in foodstuffs 'bivalve molluscs' is 1 mg/kg wet weight (EU, 2001b). Larger symbols may obscure other symbols.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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