Natural Radioactivity in Food Stuff

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A.M. AL-Jumaily K. Abdul Jabar


The purpose of this research is to study the natural radioisotopes in different Iraqi food as well as various fission products emitted during nuclear accidents worldwide. This work investigated different food stuffs like flour rice, sugar, salt dates, okras, lentil, cauliflowers and broad beans. The detection system used in this study employs Ge (Li)detector connected to a multi-channel analyser. The radioactivity concentration in measured samples has been estimated. Traces of radioisotopes such as (K,Th,CS, U) potassium, Thorium, Caesium and Uranium have been

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AL-JUMAILY, A.M.; ABDUL JABAR, K.. Natural Radioactivity in Food Stuff. Ibn AL- Haitham Journal For Pure and Applied Science, [S.l.], v. 18, n. 1, p. 60-65, june 2019. ISSN 2521-3407. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 aug. 2019.