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 laboratories in residue analysis.

  

Notification from RASFF 10/01 – 10/31/2021

Via this link you can download a table from the European Rapid alert system (RASFF) with important notifications from product category fruit & vegetables. We have selected only the messages that have been classified as “serious”. We have also added the listings for dried fruit.

  

RASFF fruit & vegetables (October 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Banana

Ecuador

Imazalil

0,47 (0,01)

Calabash

India

Tricylazole +)

0,170 (0,01)

Chilli pepper

Uganda

Dimethoate +)

0,03 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,029 (0,01)

Uganda

Dimethoate +)

0,14 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,21 (0,01)

Uganda

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,057 (0,01)

Eggplant

Dom. Republic

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,055 (0,01)

Guaves

Bangladesh

Acetamiprid

0,052 (0,01)

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,086 (0,01)

Fenpropathrin +)

0,034 (0,01)

Methomyl +)

0,26 (0,01)

Lemons

Argentina

Propiconazol +)

0,89 (0,01)

Argentina

Propiconazol +)

0,96 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,058 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,074 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,058 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,028 (0,01)

Mandarines

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,138 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,345 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,155 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,207 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,064 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,098 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,128 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,195 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,083 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,074 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,147 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,166 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,077 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,078 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,219 (0,01)

Turkey

Fenvalerate +)

0,527 (0,02)

Turkey

Fenvalerate +)

0,169 (0,02)

Turkey

Fenvalerate +)

0,337 (0,02)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,109 (0,01)

Fenvalerate +)

0,088 (0,02)

Mango

Ghana

Dimethomorph

0,024 (0,01)

Dimethoat +)

0,25 (0,01)

Omethoat +)

0,083 (0,01)

Ghana

Dimethoat +)

0,047 (0,01)

Omethoat +)

0,092 (0,01)

Moringa (drumsticks)

India

Monocrotophos +)

0,038 (0,01)

India

Monocrotophos +)

0,042 (0,01)

Nashi pears

China

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,012 (0,01)

Oranges

Argentina

Propiconazole +)

1,54 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,06 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,064 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,05 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,16 (0,01)

Egypt

Dimethoate +)

0,11 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,078 (0,01)

Esfenvalerate

0,139 (0,02)

Uruguay

Propiconazole +)

0,021 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazole +)

0,028 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazol +)

0,024 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazol +)

0,044 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazol +)

0,028 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazol +)

0,012 (0,01)

Uruguay

Propiconazol +)

0,024 (0,01)

Pepper

India

Quinalphos +)

0,026 (0,01)

Poland

Ethephon

2,27 (0,05)

Turkey

Acetamipride

0,963 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamipride

1,396 (0,3)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,31 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,365 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,074 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,114 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,147 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,227 (0,01)

Pomegranate

Turkey

Lambda-Cyhalothrin

0,048 (0,01)

Turnips

Belgium

Dimethoate +)

0,025 (0,01)

Yard-long beans

Dom. Republic

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,012 (0,01)

Dimethoate +)

0,084(0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,16 (0,01)

Vine leaves

Turkey

Famoxadon +)

1,2 (0,01)

Fluopyram

0,048 (0,01)

Indoxacarb

0,55 (0,02)

Methoxyfenozid

0,8 (0,01)

Pyrimethanil

0,37 (0,01)

 +) application is prohibited


Also:

  • Missing documents about radioactivity for blueberries from Kosovo
  • Larvae from insects and moulds in rosehips from Ukraine
  • too high nitrate content (4005.4 mg/kg (3500 mg/kg according to Contaminants Regulation) in baby spinach from Italy
  • coli on roman lettuce from the Netherlands
  • Moulds on pineapples from Costa Rica and root vegetables from Ecuador
  • Norovirus in various lettuce from the Netherlands
  • Cadmium in pepper from Spain

 

Our AGROLAB laboratory Dr.Blasy-Dr.Busse in Eching/A. is notified and accredited for the examination of food-borne viruses e.g. Hepatitis A/E and Norovirus in selected matrices.

 

All information without liability. 
 
 
 

Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

 

 

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