the breast Milk in the past few decades, more and cleaner, it had become, according to a Thursday report published by the national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM). There are now less and less so-called persistent organic pollutants (pops) in human breast milk are found than in the past.

pops are toxic chemicals that people have their whole life in a small amounts of ingested food, and the environment. In the body, these substances are gradually broken down, so that the toxins can build up in the blood and adipose tissue.

because of the concentration of substances in mother’s milk to be measured, it may be the ENVIRONMENT, the amount of any toxic substances to which humans are exposed is unknown.

the substances are released in to the industry, or are in the herbicides and pesticides such as heptachlor. Health organisation, WHO, has, through international treaties, it is agreed that the use of resources with the use of pops, as far as possible, is prohibited or restricted. Resources with the use of these toxic substances are coming in for a special POP-up list.

The WHO to measure since 1976, the concentrations of pops in human breast milk and the ENVIRONMENT to do that, since 2014.

Pursuit of mother’s milk, without the pops, < / p> The levels of pops in breast milk are so low that it is not harmful for the baby. The GOVERNMENT is pleased with this development, it is emphasized, however, that the mother’s milk, without the pops, it is the ultimate goal.

you can Also stay in the NETHERLANDS for the next few years, breast milk, checking for toxic substances, because the POP-up list is still to be completed.

for the mother’s milk since it can now also be checked on the PFAS-compounds, which, inter alia, in the antiaanbakpannen sit down. Only PFAS-substance to PFOS in non-hazardous quantities of it are found in breast milk. Since this compound has only been recently, in the POP-up list, it is not clear whether the amount thereof is increased or decreased.