As of 1.1.2023, maximum levels for PFAS in certain foodstuffs of animal origin will apply. AGROLAB LUFA GmbH has expanded its range of tests to include the accredited determination of perfluorinated...

Arsenfläschchen
Of course, we meet the revised performance criteria according to the new Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2418 concerning methods of analysis for the control of the levels of trace elements and...

RASFF
Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF). Via this link you can download a table from the...

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

The discussion about the controversial herbicide active ingredient continues unabated. Now the EU Commission has had to extend the approval for the use of glyphosate by another year in view of the...

Just before the end of the year, QS GmbH presented the new residue monitoring plan for the examination of fruit, vegetables and potatoes. Methodological developments in analytics were also taken...

Bauchschmerzen
In its current report on food monitoring, the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety points out particular risks of microbial contamination. STEC bacteria can cause acute intestinal...

Alarm
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.           ...

Fries
Acrylamide is classified as carcinogenic and mutagenic. It is formed as an undesirable reaction product in foods containing carbohydrates and proteins, such as those encountered during baking,...

Smoked Salmon
People who eat too many products containing the approved additives sulfur dioxide (E220) or sulfites (E221-228) could face an increased health risk. This was the result of a re-evaluation by EFSA...

The Instrumental Analysis Laboratory of AGROLAB Polska has again extended the list of plant protection product residues within the flexible range. The Instrumental Analysis Laboratory of...

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

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

Alarm
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.           ...

Apfelsaft
This is the result of an investigation of commercial juices by the German consumer magazine "Ökotest". The active substance was detected in three of the 17 conventionally produced juices. This is...

Woman in wintertime
The Working Group on Food Supplements points out - not entirely altruistically, of course - that there is a higher need for vitamin D in the diet in winter. The Working Group on Food Supplements...

Mackerel
A scientific meta-study on recent publications about mislabelling in seafood products sold on the Italian market has recently been presented. Fortunately, we can offer a wide range of tests for the...

Some of you may still remember the well-known hit song (“Aber bitte mit Sahne”) by the Austrian-German singer Udo Jürgens. The continuation of the song line, on the other hand, does not originate...

Frühstückscerealien
A QA manager overlooked poor hygiene conditions. Now he is not only out of his job but is facing a lawsuit in the USA. The negligence not only led to the recall of "Honey Smacks" cereals, but also...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about soybeans, surprising findings about pesticides and some more news. We...

Paranüsse
AGROLAB LUFA in Kiel has introduced a new ELISA test for allergen detection of a possible Brazil nut content in food. Allergen labelling of packaged food is mandatory in the EU. Information on...

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