RASFF

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

  

Notification from RASFF 12/01 – 12/31/2022

 

Via this link you can download a table from the European Rapid alert system (RASFF) with important notifications from product category fruit & vegetables.

 

RASFF fruit & vegetables (DECEMBER 2022)

 

Product

Active substance

Reported value (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Country

Basil (fresh, sweet)

Carbendazim / Benomyl +)

0,017 (0,01)

Cambodia

Carbofuran

0,77 (0,19)

Chlorfenapyr +)

0,28 (!) (0,02)

Imidacloprid

0,054 (0,02)

Iprodione

0,027 (0,05)

Propiconazole

0,32 (!) (0,02)

Beans ( fresh, green)

Acephate +)

0,3 (!) (0,01)

Kenya

Methamidophos +)

0,26 (!) (0,01)

Chlorpyrifos +)

 

Kenya

Beans (long)

Bifenthrin

0,12 (!) (0,01)

Thailand

Carbofuran

0,077 (0,01)

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,11 (!)(0,01)

Chlorfenapyr

0,19 (!) (0,01)

Fenobucarb

0,062 (0,01)

Omethoate

0,012 (0,01)

Cabbage

Fluazifop-P

0,81 (!) (0,01)

Poland

Chillies (Aji Amarillo)

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,02 (0,01)

Peru

Chillies (fresh)

Propiconazole +)

0,064 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyrifos +)

detected

Egypt

Propiconazole +)

Thiophanate-methyl +)

Clementines

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,048 (0,01)

Albania

Endive lettuce

Lambda- Cyhalothrin

0,24 (0,07)

Spain

Escaroles/broad leaved endives

Pyraclostrobin

0,98 (0,4)

Spain

Grapefruits

Chlorpyrifos -methyl +)

0,074 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyrifos -methyl +)

0,081 (0,01)

Turkey

Guaves

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,024 (0,01)

Egypt

Dimethoate

0,13 (!) (0,01)

Omethoate

0,041 (0,01)

Leek

Diafenthiuron +)

0,06 (0,01)

South Africa

Lemons

Buprofezin

0,034 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyrifos -methyl +)

0,03 (0,01)

Turkey

Imazalil

32,229 (5)

Turkey

Lime

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,053 (0,01)

Brazil

Prochloraz +)

0,16 (0,03)

Colombia

Mangoes

Cyfluthrin +)

0,042 (0,02)

Egypt

Deltamethrin

0,05 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,029 (0,01)

Maracuja

Iprodione

0,082 (0,01

Peru

Mukuwenna

Fipronil +)

0,17 (!) (0,005)

Sri Lanka

Oranges

Fenitrothion

0,023 (0,01)

Egypt

Peppers (red, fresh)

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,048 (0,01)

Albania

Peppers (fresh)

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,176 (!) (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,101 (!) (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,15 (!) (0,01)

Uganda

Dimethoate +)

0,068 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,04 (0,01)

Pineapple

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,017 (0,01)

Dom. Rebublic

Pomelo

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,03 (0,01)

China

Pomegranate

Acetamiprid

0,034 (0,01)

Turkey

Sulfoxaflor

0,025 (0,01)

Tau-Fluvalinate

0,042 (0,01)

Acetamiprid

0,065 (0,01)

Turkey

Buprofezin

0,05 (0,01)

Rambutan

Buprofezin

0,32 (!) (0,01)

Thailand

Carbendazim +)

0,78 (!!) (0,01)

Cypermethrin

0,47 (0,01)

Cambodia

Table grapes

Chlorpyrifos +)

0,063 (0,01)

Lebanon

Cypermethrin

0,66 (0,5)

Lambda- Cyhalothrin

0,4 (0,08)

Monocrotophos +)

0,028 (0,01)

Acetamipride

1,198 (!)(0,05)

Turkey

Pyriproxifen

0,321 (0,05)

Tomatoes

Chlorpyrifos -methyl+)

0,049 (0,01)

Turkey

Strawberries ( organic, frozen)

Formetanate

0,75 (0,4)

Turkey

Zucchini

Metalaxyl

0,042 (0,01)

Turkey

 

+) application is prohibited

 MRL exceeded: (!) ≥10 times, (!!) ≥50 times, (!!!) ≥ 100 times

  

It was further reported:

 

Product

Reasons for complaint/rejection

Country

Alfalfa (organic)

Salmonella

Netherlands

Carrots

Cadmium 0,359 mg/kg (0,1 mg/kg)

Poland

Papaya

Unauthorized genetically modified organism in green papaya

Cambodia

Peppers
(pre-cooked , frozen)

Cadmium 0,09 mg/kg (0,02 mg/kg)

Peru

Potatoes (organic)

Cadmium 0,165 mg/kg (0,1 mg/kg)

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Spinach

High levels of nitrate 4465 mg/kg

Italy

Strawberries (frozen)

Norovirus

Egypt

 

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Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

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