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Germany: 3,464 samples (114,878 analyses)
Number of analyses
Value detected (%)
Results Abnormalities*
Limit values*
Wheat/-byproducts
63,299
Pesticide residues 60,466 0.004 1 ≥ 50 % HG Triadimefon HG 0.01 mg/kg*; Triadimenol HG 0.05 mg/kg*
DON 350 43.43 all < 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium 262 98.85 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 78 41.03 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Maize/-byproducts
5,152
Pesticide residues 4,149 0.24 1 ≥ 50 % HG Chlorpyrifos-methyl HG 0.05 mg/kg*
DON 208 63.46 2 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1 172 2.33 all ≥ 0.01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
ZEA 197 61.42 2 ≥ 1 mg/kg
RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Dioxin 42 95.24 all ≥ 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0,5 ng/kg
Rape/-byproducts
2,112
Pesticide residues 1,583 0.32 all < 50 % HG
Cadmium 37 91.89 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 23 95.65 1 < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 23 95.65 all < 0.175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
byproducts 0.5 ng/kg
Barley/-byproducts
10,185
Pesticide residues 9,726 0.43 1 ≥ 50 % HG Triadimefon HG 0.01 mg/kg*; Triadimenol HG 0.05 mg/kg*
DON 97 36.08 all < 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 76 5.26 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2 mg/kg
Cadmium 33 51.52 all < 0.5 mg/kg
HG 1 mg/kg
Rye/-byproducts
8,893
Pesticide residues 8,528 0.29 all < 50 % HG
Cadmium 35 80.00 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
DON 46 15.22 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 45 4.44 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2mg/kg
Brewer´s grains and yeast (fresh)
1,636
Cadmium 121 80.17 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
dl PCB 91 50.00 2 < 0.175 ng/kg
AGW 0.35 ng/kg
Dioxine 90 46.67 4 < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg

*based on the raw material


Time period: 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019



Germany: 40,688 samples (888,288 analyses)
Number of analyses
Value detected (%)
Results Abnormalities*
Limit values*
Wheat/-byproducts
431,422
DON 2,911 52.28 10 ≥ 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium 1,846 97.13 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 458 39.74 2 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Maize/-byproducts
60,151
DON 1,567 82.58 52 ≥ 4 mg/kg RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1 1,517 4.81 2 ≥ 0.01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
ZEA 1,353 78.34 32 ≥ 1 mg/kg RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Dioxin 368 90.22 9 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Rape/-byproducts
22,459
Cadmium 98 90.82 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
Dioxin 46 86.96 1 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 44 86.36 all < 0,175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
byproducts 0.5 ng/kg
Barley/-byproducts
102,326
Pesticide residue 271 6.64 Pirimiphos-methyl 1 ≥ 2.5 mg/kg Pirimiphos-methyl HG 5 mg/kg
Cadmium 414 72.46 3 ≥ 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
DON 1,013 25.27 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 733 12.28 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2 mg/kg
Rye/-byproducts
74,164
Cadmium 298 83.56 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
DON 418 34.45 all < 4 mg/kg RW 8 mg/kg
ZEA 390 17.95 all < 1 mg/kg RW 2mg/kg
Brewer´s grains and yeast (fresh)
9,350
Cadmium 612 83.01 all < 0,5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
dl PCB 337 72.11 3 ≥ 0,175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
Dioxine 326 74.23 6 ≥ 0,25 ng/kg AGW 0.5 ng/kg

Time period: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018


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