The UK released the monitoring report on pesticide residues in food in the fourth quarter of 2021
By: Date: 2022-07-14 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
On July 12, 2022, the UK Department of environment, food and rural affairs released the monitoring results of pesticide residues in food in the fourth quarter of 2021. In the fourth quarter, a total of 1085 samples from 25 food categories were collected. Among them, 41 samples were tested for pesticide residues exceeding the standard. Except for fruits, the main reasons for the disqualification include the exceeding standard of chlorate, diphenylamine and phosphonic acid in 13 cereal based baby foods, the exceeding standard of fluridamide, propyl bromide and chlorate in 2 eggplants, and the exceeding standard of propyl bromide, furamethoxam, Omethoate and hexazolol in 5 poded beans, Ricuron in 1 mung bean exceeded the standard, Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride (ddac) in 1 beef exceeded the standard, fluacetamide in 1 frozen blackberry exceeded the standard, chlorate in 2 cheese exceeded the standard, benzalkonium chloride (BAC) in 1 bread exceeded the standard, deltamethrin in 1 mushroom exceeded the standard, inorganic bromine compounds in 3 nuts exceeded the standard, oxadimefon and ethephon in 2 pepper samples exceeded the standard, and Benadryl in 2 kale exceeded the standard.