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Table 3 Aluminium in foodstuffs (milligrammes per kilogramme or milligrammes per litre)

From: Aluminium content of selected foods and food products

Product Number Minimum Maximum Mean valuea Median value
Flour 65 1 19 4 3
Baking premix 37 1 737 51 6
Bread 107 1 14 3 2
Loaf-shaped yeast fruit cakes 60 3 22 10 9
Fine bakery wares in aluminium trays 38 1 537 19 3
Salt pretzels and similar savoury biscuits 185 2 218 13 4
Pasta 24 1 76 10 4
Herb-teas 12 14 67 40 45
Cocoa powder 37 80 312 165 160
Chocolate 84 6 150 48 39
Confectionery 115 1 184 17 8
Malt 50 1 12 7 7
Beer and mixed drinks containing beer, draught beer 237 0.4 4.2 0.5 0.4
Fruit juice and fruit juice drinks 59 0.4 47 3 1
Wine and fruit wine 65 0.4 15 2 1
Mineral water, spring water and table water 171 0.1 0.07 0.01 0.006
Ready-cooked meals in aluminium trays 31 1 13 3 1
Soups 16 1 15 5 3
Diverse products 38 1 138 16 7
Total 1,431 n.n. 737 19 2
  1. aArithmetic mean