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Radioactivity in food and the environment, 2003

Radioactivity in food and the environment, 2003

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Published by Environment Agency in Preston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive contamination of food -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    At foot of cover title: Environment Agency; Environment and Heritage Service; Food Standards Agency; Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

    Statementcompiled by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science on behalf of the Environment Agency, Environment and Heritage Service, Food Standards Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
    SeriesRIFE -- 9
    ContributionsFood Standards Agency (Great Britain), Scottish Environment Protection Agency., Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science., Environment Agency., Northern Ireland. Environment and Heritage Service.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16211641M


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