Selen
Selenium is one of the essential trace elements and is involved in redox processes in the body, which is why it is often advertised as an anti-ageing miracle cure. On the other hand, it is toxic and...

Microbiology
The working group "Microbiological guideline and warning values" of the DGHM (German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology) has adopted a recommendation for frozen fruit and two drafts for dried...

poppy seeds
Regulation (EU) 2021/2142 introduces maximum levels for the opium alkaloids morphine and codeine for poppy seeds and those containing poppy seeds.                                                   ...

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.          ...

baking bread
Not only because we spend more time at home due to the Corona pandemic, many of us now like to bake our daily bread ourselves once in a while. The mills offer many varied baking mixtures for this...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about the QS guidelines and checklists published for 2022, titanium dioxide as a...

corn on the cob
AGROLAB LUFA is continuously expanding the spectrum of detection methods for genetically modified organisms.                                                                                         ...

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.                                           ...

Tracktor in the field
The authorisation for the fungicidal active substance Indoxacarb was no longer renewed.                                                                                                               ...

Lettuce field
The duration of approval for cypermethrin and further nine actives has been extended.                                                                                                                ...

colorful vegetables
The 2nd quarterly evaluation of the BVL on the official controls on pesticide residues in food for the period June - August 2021 in Europe is available.                                             ...

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...

Vitamin D
In the spring of 2021, the German Consumer Organizations conducted a close examination of foods fortified with vitamin D and frequently found overdoses.(1) In the spring of 2021, the German...

christmas cookies
Zoonoses are infectious diseases transmissible from animal to human and from human to animal. The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) warns, among other things, of Shiga...

herbs and spices
The European Commission published the results of the first survey on the authenticity of herbs and spices launched by the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety and supported by the Joint...

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. In this...

Muesli with milk
The German food company Dr.Oetker has been defeated at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the last instance. The German food company Dr.Oetker has been defeated at the European Court of...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about European Agri-Food Fraud Network (FFN) report, Netherlands introduces...

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.                                           ...

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