Adenine
Purines are organic compounds and in the form of the purine bases adenine and guanine, they are important building blocks of DNA. Purines are mainly ingested in animal foods. However they are also...

Arsen in Reis
In addition to the total arsenic content, AGROLAB LUFA now also determines the proportion of free, inorganic arsenic in foodstuffs, food supplements and also animal feed. In addition to the total...

Colorful salad
Metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury are important environmental pollutants, particularly in areas with high anthropogenic pressure. Their presence, even in traces can cause serious...

Cup of tea
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids and tropane alkaloids are secondary plant constituents that are undesirable in food and feed due to their harmful potential. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids and tropane alkaloids...

Smoked Salmon
For years, sulfur dioxide and sulphites have been used as an effective additive to improve the preservation of multiple foods: beverages, preserves, sausages, dried fruit, fish and shellfish,...

RASFF
Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF) supplemented about remarkable results found in our own...

Analytics
Here we present a retrospective monthly summary of remarkable results from the residue analysis in fruit & vegetable performed in our own laboratories. Here we present a retrospective monthly...

Agrar
The approval for the following chemical active ingredients was renewed in COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/566: The approval for the following chemical active ingredients was renewed...

fruit basket
Up-to-date information on changes to MRLs will be compiled here following their publication. However, we do not announce any EU projects of this kind. Up-to-date information on changes to MRLs...

Container
The concept for import controls at the EU's external borders has been changed and supplemented by so-called risk profiles. This leads to changes in the regular import controls for food from third...

Think
With the "BfR Consumer Monitor", the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment regularly tries to determine how the public's trust in food safety is doing. With the "BfR Consumer Monitor", the...

alert
In this section we repeated alert notices from the RASFF system of the European commission issued in the previous month, which we thought to be noteworthy and of interest to our clients. In this...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about new guidelines for allergens in food, Nutri-Score labeling and EU monitoring...

Rainbow trout
We have developed further specific PCR systems for the determination of three economically important edible fish. We have developed further specific PCR systems for the determination of three...

RASFF
Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF) supplemented about remarkable results found in our own...

Analytics
Here we present a retrospective monthly summary of remarkable results from the residue analysis in fruit & vegetable performed in our own laboratories. Here we present a retrospective monthly...

Vietnam Market
The study, commissioned by the European Parliament, provides an overview of the most important trends in the use of plant protection products in developing countries. The study, commissioned by...

Table grapes
The LAVES (Lower Saxony State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Oldenburg) examined in 2020 a total of 34 samples of table grapes for pesticide residues. 94% of the samples were...

Babynahrung
Currently, differences in definition exist for "pesticide residues" in food for general consumption and for baby food. Currently, differences in definition exist for "pesticide residues" in food...

Cereals
The German consumer magazine "Ökotest" tested 50 different breakfast cereals for harmful substances. Despite efforts to reduce acrylamide the consumer protectors found high levels of contamination...

Donuts
Since April 1, 2021, Regulation 2019/649 is fully applicable, which limits the content of trans fats in all EU foods destined for the final consumer and for retail sale. Since April 1, 2021,...

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