Análise de pesticidas, aflatoxinas e análise de macro e microminerais de polpa cítrica peletizada comercial/ Pesticides, aflatoxins and macro and microminerals analyses of commercial citrus pulp pellets
Resumo em inglês Pesticides, aflatoxins, and nutritional analyses of commercial citrus pulp pellets in Brazil were performed in samples from São Paulo State. They were stored during 86 days and were processed for detection of toxic agents. Residual pesticides (organochlorinated, organophosphorus, pyrethoids, carbamates, chloroalquil tio fungicides, triazols, and the miscellaneous compound propargit) and aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1 and G2) were assayed at 0, 43 and 86 days of storage. It was n (mais) ot detected residual pesticide and aflatoxins in any sample. The analysis indicated reduced levels of phosphorous and high values of calcium. Assessment of micro minerals indicated the presence of aluminum, barium, titanium, cooper, manganese, thorium, vanadium, zinc, lanthanum, samarium, cobalt, antimony, arsenic, and scandium.