Zinc-65 and Zirconium-95 in Food

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Science  04 Mar 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3401, pp. 659-660
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3401.659


Zinc-65 has been found in small amounts in muscle and liver samples obtained from cattle raised in Nevada, and also in commercial hamburger and beef liver from the southwestern area. Zirconium-95 and niobium-95 were found in the liver samples but not in the muscle or hamburger. A trace of zinc-65 was detected in milk buLt none in people.