market-basket survey

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A periodic review of the content, costs, and nutritional composition of the food purchases of “average homemakers” that is used as an indicator of cost of living variations and also provides insights into nutritional intake and public understanding of nutrition. Market-basket surveys are also used to assess the content in foodstuffs of toxic substances, such as arsenic, dioxins. See http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/dioxdata.html.

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