Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Deanship of Scientific Research, Umm Al-Qura University, Al Mukarramah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Food safety has often attracted attention worldwide. Few studies have investigated the heavy metal (HM) pollution and health risk assessment of crops and vegetables. The current work was conducted to evaluate the human risk assessment of HM (Cu, Cd, Cr, Pb, and Zn) in radish, lettuce, tomato, onion, turnip, squash, okra, sunflower, Jews mallow, and garden rocket cultivated in treated wastewater (TWW)-irrigated sites as compared with those cultivated in freshwater (FW)-irrigated sites. Read More