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Assessment Of Effects Of Preparation On Levels of Organic Contaminants In Inuit Traditional Food.
Principal Investigator: Chan, L.H.M.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The project is to see how different organic contaminants change with different preparation methods of the important fatty foods used by the Inuit. The research will focus on food prepared for eating. Samples (aprox. 120) will be collected and prepared by a research assistant from the community. The study aims to find the best ways to prepare these food items to reduce exposure to these contamin...

Estimation of the risk to the inhabitants of Fort Resolution of renal impairment related to the long-term consumption of traditional food contaminated by environmental cadmium.
Principal Investigator: Chan, L.H.M.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researchers will be collecting food samples and analyzing them for the presence of cadmium. The study is being conducted in concert with H. Kuhnlein's study on food use patterns in Dene/Metis communities. Thus, cadmium levels in food can be assessed in light of food consumption patterns in order to address the risks associated with consumption of foods containing cadmium....