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Table 3 Number of foods per food group with data and percent of total consumption represented

From: Risk-based indicators of Canadians’ exposures to environmental carcinogens

  Food Groups
  Meats/Oils Seafood Fruit Vegetables Dairy/Eggs Grains Beverages
  (n = 11) (n = 3) (n = 50) (n = 67) (n = 28) (n = 9) (n = 18)
Carcinogen (a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b) (a) (b)
Arsenic 6 46% 2 54% 8 24% 12 26% 3 13% 0 0% 1 1%
Benzene 4 52% 0 0% 11 38% 11 26% 8 20% 3 63% 5 21%
Benzo[a]pyrene 3 8% 2 54% 0 0% 1 2% 2 9% 0 0% 1 2%
  1. (a) number of foods in food group with concentration data.
  2. (b) percent of total consumption in food group represented by foods with concentration data.