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    Toxicity of TCDD in Animal Based Foods

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    Given that the average TEQ of animal-based foods is about 0.7 picograms of TCDD equivalent per gram, and that the LD50 for 2,3,7,8-TCDD is about 0.001 mg/kg body weight, what mass(kg) of animal-based food would you have to consume to ingest a fatal dose of it?

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