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Food and Nutrition

Concentration of Contaminants & Other Chemicals in Food Composites

More recent Canadian Total Diet Study results are available electronically upon request. Please select the appropriate link in the table below to send your request via email, or contact Health Canada's publication office to make your request.

Background information on Health Canada’s Total Diet Study is available here.

Total Diet Study Results

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Bisphenol A (BPA)

Disinfection Bi-Products (DBPs)

Di-(2-ethylhexyl) adipate (DEHA) & Phthalates

Dioxins & Furans


Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)



Trace Elements

Veterinary Drugs