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Germany: 5,355 samples (174,459 analyses)
Number of analyses
Value detected (%)
Results Abnormalities*
Limit values*
Wheat/-byproducts
78,360
DON 562 45.02 all < 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium 323 96.90 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 59 49.15 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Maize/-byproducts
12,535
DON 363 66.11 3 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1 348 4.60 2 ≥ 0.01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
ZEA 333 67.87 3 ≥ 1 mg/kg
RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Dioxin 63 88.89 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0,5 ng/kg
Rape/-byproducts
4,560
Cadmium 66 89.39 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 28 89.29 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 27 88.89 all < 0.175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
byproducts 0.5 ng/kg
Barley/-byproducts
24,849
DON 228 22.37 all < 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 180 4.44 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2 mg/kg
Cadmium 101 72.28 all < 0.5 mg/kg
HG 1 mg/kg
Pirimiphos-methyl 271 6.64 1 > 2.5 mg/kg HG 5 mg/kg
Rye/-byproducts
15,697
ZEA 81 4.94 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2mg/kg
Cadmium 60 81.67 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
DON 90 16.67 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
Brewer´s grains and yeast (fresh)
1,697
Cadmium 138 56.81 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
dl PCB 46 93.48 all < 0.175 ng/kg
AGW 0.35 ng/kg
Dioxine 44 86.36 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg

Time period: 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018



Germany: 35,333 samples (713,829 analyses)
Number of analyses
Value detected (%)
Results Abnormalities*
Limit values*
Wheat/-byproducts
353,062
DON 2,349 54.02 10 ≥ 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium 1,523 97.18 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 399 38.35 2 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Maize/-byproducts
47,616
DON 1,204 87.54 44 ≥ 4 mg/kg RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1 1,169 4.88 all < 0,01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
ZEA 1,020 81.76 21 ≥ 1 mg/kg RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Dioxin 305 90.49 7 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Rape/-byproducts
17,899
Cadmium 32 93.75 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 18 83.33 1 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 17 82.35 all < 0,175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
byproducts 0.5 ng/kg
Barley/-byproducts
77,477
DON 785 26.11 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 553 14.83 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2 mg/kg
Cadmium 313 72.52 3 ≥ 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Rye/-byproducts
58,467
Cadmium 238 84.03 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
DON 328 39.33 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 309 21.36 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2mg/kg
Brewer´s grains and yeast (fresh)
7,653
Cadmium 474 84.84 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
dl PCB 291 68.73 3 ≥ 0,175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
Dioxine 282 72.34 6 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg

Time period: 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2018


Legend: * values ≥ 50% from the strictest limit value, HG = maximum level, AGW = action threshold, RW = guidance value, LOQ = Limit of quantification