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Table 2 Concentration range of aluminum in foodstuffs.

From: Migration of aluminum from food contact materials to food—a health risk for consumers? Part I of III: exposure to aluminum, release of aluminum, tolerable weekly intake (TWI), toxicological effects of aluminum, study design, and methods

Concentration range (aluminum in mg/kg foodstuff) Foodstuff
≤5.00 Most unprocessed foods
5.00–10.0 Bread, cake, pastries, baking mixes, flour, vegetables: mushrooms, spinach, radishes, chard, lettuce
Candied fruits
Animal products: milk products, sausage, offal, seafoods
>10.0 Tea leaves
Cocoa and cocoa products
Spices, herbs
Coffee