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 09/01 – 09/30/2021

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 (September 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Asparagus beans

India

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,1 (0,01)

Profenofos +)

0,03 (0,01)

India

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,12 (0,01)

Profenofos +)

0,036 (0,01)

Banana

Ecuador

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,15 (0,01)

Cauliflower (green)

Belgium

Dimethoate

0,35 (0,01)

Omethoate

0,056 (0,01)

Cherry tomatoes

Albania

Buprofezin

0,1 (0,01)

Cucumbers

Poland

Diclorvos

0,12 (0,01)

Drumsticks
(Moringa oleifera)

India

Monocrotophos +)

0,15 (0,01)

India

Monocrotophos +)

0,14 (0,01)

Grapefruit

South Africa

Bromopropylate  +)

0,2 (0,01)

Lemons

Slovenia

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

>0,01

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,48 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,497 (0,01)

Turkey

Prochloraz

1,2  (0,3)

Turkey

Prochloraz

2,25 (0,3)

Turkey

Prochloraz

1,88 (0,3)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,016 (0,01)

Prochloraz

0,95 (0,03)

Nashi pears

China

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,09 (0,01)

Oranges

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,062 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,11 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,09 (0,01)

Pepper (fresh)

Thailand

Cypermethrin

6 (0,5)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,768 (0,3)

Turkey

Flonicamid

0,669 (0,3)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,497 (0,01)

Plantain

Ecuador

Imazalil

0,98 (0,01)

Ecuador

Imazalil

0,66 (0,01)

Pomelos

Vietnam

Propargite +)

0,23 (0,01)

Fenobucarb +)

0,032 (0,01)

Pomegranate

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,116 (0,01)

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,1 (0,01)

Propiconazol

0,049 (0,7)

Raspberries  (frozen)

China

Iprodion +)

0,031 (0,01)

Procymidon +)

0,16 (0,01)

Vine leaves

Turkey

Nikcotine +)

0,048 (0,01)

Metalaxyl

0,21 (0,01)

Dithiocarbamate +)

7 (0,05)

 

+) application is prohibited



Also: Cadmium (0.27 mg/kg) in celery from Poland

 

Unauthorised coating E 385 (calcium disodium ETDA) on limes from Colombia, reported by Spain

Listeria monocytogenes on shimeji mushrooms in Belgium

Salmonella in Basil from Egypt

Mould in frozen raspberries from Ukraine, reported by Poland


All information without liability.

 

Link: http://ec.europa.eu/food/safety/rasff/

 

 

Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

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