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QS and DFHV report on pesticides residues in fruit & vegetables

12 Feb 2013

QS (Qualität und Sicherheit GmbH), a German food chain certification system, regularly monitors residues levels in fruit & vegetables.

QS (in collaboration with DFHV, German fruit trade association) has just published his report (pdf1.5MO) (in English) about the monitoring from 2006 to 2012.

The main points : Very few, and less and less non-conformities.

The report focuses on plums, rocket, carrots, bananas… A point has been made on microbio contamination issue.