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EDI

EDI

(Electronic Data Interchange) The electronic communication of business transactions, such as orders, confirmations and invoices, between organizations. Third parties provide EDI services that enable organizations with different equipment to connect. Although interactive access may be a part of it, EDI implies direct computer-to-computer transactions into vendors' databases and ordering systems.

The Internet gave EDI quite a boost. However, rather than using privately owned networks and the traditional EDI data formats (X12, EDIFACT and TRADACOMS), many business transactions are formatted in XML and transported over the Internet using the HTTP Web protocol. See X12, EDIFACT, TRADACOMS, extranet, externalization, XML and HTTP.
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The estimated daily intake by preschool children in the Municipality of Imbe, for the analyzed polychlorinated biphenyls, was lower than the tolerable daily intake as adopted in countries such as Belgium and Norway.
Table III.- Average metals concentrations (Cm, mg/kg fresh weight basis in liver, meat, liver, gizzard, heart, cartilages and skin samples), estimated daily intake (EDI, mg/kg/day) and health risk assessment data (HQ and HI) evaluated for heavy metal exposure to adults and children from Baladi chicken consumption in Jazan region.
Estimated daily intake (EDI): EDI (ug/kg/day) for heavy metals was obtained using the following equation described by the Human Health Evaluation Manual (US Environmental Protection Agency, EPA) (2010):
Origin/market site Cd Pb Ethiopia ND ND-0.103 Ethiopia ND ND Nigeria 0.05-0.4 0.08-0.23 Nigeria -- ND-0.142 Pakistan 0.0042-0.0123 0.0287-0.097 Iran 0.0403-0.058 0.03183-0.03185 Kenya ND 0.018-0.059 EU market 0.0033-0.0045 0.0082-0.0439 Turkey ND-0.00749 0.00375-0.0249 Turkey -- -- Origin/market site Zn Reference Ethiopia 27.888-71.553 This study Ethiopia 32.53-42.98 [10] Nigeria 6.82-17.19 [11] Nigeria -- [12] Pakistan -- [13] Iran -- [14] Kenya -- [15] EU market 36.2-52.3 [16] Turkey -- [17] Turkey 0.92-37.2 [18] Table 3: The estimated daily intake (EDI) values of metals from commercial infant formulas and the health risk index (HI).
Determination of the Estimated Daily Intake for the Ugandan Population.
An important aspect of assessing risk to human health from potentially toxic metals is the knowledge of the dietary intake of the metals (DIM), which must remain within the established safety margin as in the Provisional Tolerable Daily Intake (PTDI) by FAO/WHO, 2001 [5, 10], the Global Estimated Daily Intake (GEDI) [5] and the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) by the Food and Nutrition Board, 2004 [17] in Table 3.The dietary intake of zinc, lead and chromium in farm and market fruit was found to be lower than the PTDI values; zinc, nickel, lead and chromium lower than RDA values; and nickel, lead and chromium lower than those reported in Libya [13].
RESULTS: The fasting baseline plasma ORAC of these subjects was significantly correlated with their estimated daily intake of total antioxidants from fruit and vegetables during the previous year.
Dr Mark Ridgewell said: "Her estimated daily intake is 1,200 kcal and her estimated daily exercise is 210 kcal.
A baby's estimated daily intake of SEM, based on the concentrations found in the infant food, was at least 40,000 times less than the dose given to the mice.
A recen t study of 2,956 men and 1,182 women residing in the non-coastal city of Sapporo, Japan, (8) revealed a urine concentration of I in spot urine samples, with a mean value of 3.4 mg/L, corresponding to an estimated daily intake averaging 5.3 mg.
The estimated daily intake of PBDEs by people from air and food is far below amounts now known to be toxic to animals.

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