Research Information:

Residues of pesticides and metabolites in chicken kidney, liver and muscle samples from poultry farms in Dar es Salaam and Pwani, Tanzania

Food quality and Safety

The concentrations of organochlorine and organophosphorus pesticides and metabolites were investigated in chicken kidney, liver and muscle samples obtained from chickens collected from four poultry farms in Dar es Salaam and Pwani regions in Tanzania

From: University of Dar es Salaam(UDSM) (UDSM) | 2018 | Research Done By: Mahugija, John, PhD

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Research Recommendation:
The sites in Dar es Salaam showed the highest concentrations of the compounds. Most of the concentrations were above the maximum residue limits (MRLs) indicating risks and concerns for livestock and public health.