Food from contaminated areas contain more metals than others, whether its fish, meat, vegetables or fruit.


Fish can contain high amounts of methyl mercury, which accumulates up in the food chain so that large predatory fish contain more mercury than smaller fish.


Seafood may contain mercury, cadmium and arsenic.


Nickel is found in bananas, cocoa, oatmeal, green vegetables and a variety of other foods.


Vegetables from polluted areas may contain cadmium, palladium, lead etc.


Tinned food can contain tin and aluminium.


Wine can contain molybdenum, nickel and lead.


Candy and chewing gum contains titanium dioxide (E171), which gives it a pearly colour and a crunchy coating


Titanium dioxide is also added as a white pigment into various foods such as skimmed milk, mozzarella cheese, soft cheese, as well as white flour, fish cakes etc. Titanium dioxide is used a whitener to improve the appearance of food.