Zulassungen
The authorisation for the use of the following active substances will expire sooner than originally decided. As a rule the maximum residue limits are also subsequently reduced to the limit of...

Fraport
The approach to 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 at Frankfurt airport,...

Best before
The Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission (DG SANTE) has published the Management Plan on Health and Food Safety, where it describes political priorities and...

Genschere
The European agricultural lobbyists received their Christmas present already in November. The European Food Safety Authority EFSA came to the conclusion that new genetic engineering methods such as...

Best before
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has developed a tool to help food business operators decide when to apply the best before date or use by date to their products. The European Food Safety...

Nutriscore
Nine out of ten consumers in Germany like the new Nutri-Score label, which will enable them to distinguish between healthier and less healthy foods in the supermarket at a glance without having to...

Brexit Flag
The British authorities have already published which labelling requirements will apply to food products that are sold in the UK by EU-based manufacturers after 31.12.2020. The British authorities...

Sojadrink
The Dutch-British food giant not only sees a trend business in the meat and milk alternatives, but also sees a growing future market in the innovative vegetable substitute products The...

Frozen food
Nomad Foods is probably less well known than its brands in the frozen food sector - Iglo and Findus Nomad Foods is probably less well known than its brands in the frozen food sector - Iglo and...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...This month our short notes are about new EU-Organic law, MRL acrylamide in infant formulae, Human...

Corn
For a few years now in Italy, the ACCREDIA agency has been issuing the RT-11 production certification which regulates the presence of GMO-risk raw materials (soya, maize, rape, cotton and...

Sesame Seeds
Dr. A. Verwey has developed a highly sensitive assay to detect and quantify ethylene oxide/2-chloro-ethanol traces in seeds and nuts. Dr. A. Verwey has developed a highly sensitive assay to...

wallaby, kangoroo
Our PCR team at AGROLAB LUFA in Kiel has developed a new animal species detection. We can now also detect kangaroo (family: Macropodidae). Our PCR team at AGROLAB LUFA in Kiel has developed a new...

minced meat, onion
AGROLAB LUFA GmbH has changed its microbiological methods for the detection and quantification of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria spp in food to the RAPID`L.mono® technology. AGROLAB LUFA...

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

Paragraf
Authorisations for the following chemical active substances have been extended in Commission implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1511 of 16 October 2020: Authorisations for the following chemical...

Paragraf
The authorisation for the use of the active substance thiophanate-methyl has expired and, as a rule, the maximum residue limits are also subsequently reduced to the limit of determination. The...

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...

minced meat, tartar
In the current report of the BVL (Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety) and the RKI (Robert Koch Institute) on food-borne outbreaks in Germany in 2019, bacterial infections are...

report
The European Commission has published the Annual Report for 2019 on the European Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF). The European Commission has published the Annual Report for 2019 on...

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