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Food Surveillance Information Sheet Number 121

Table 2: Summary of results of nitrate analyses of UK-grown glasshouse lettuce
Sampling period EC Max. level (mg/kg) No. samples Nitrate levels found (mg/kg fresh weight) Percentage exceeding max. level
range mean
1 April 1996 - 30 September 1996 3500 36 965-3500 2237 0
1 October 1996 - 31 March 1997 4500 94 1290-5180 3066 5

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