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Italy: 633 samples (12,539 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
8,507
Aflatoxin B1
369 35.50 2 ≥ 0,01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
DON
84 40.48 all < 4 mg/kg
RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg

ZEA
82 21.95 all < LOQ
Arsen 64 15.63 all < 1 mg/kg
ndl PCB
3 100.00
all < 5 µg/kg
HG 10 µg/kg
dl PCB 43 100.00 3 ≥ 0,175 ng/kg
Dioxin
12 92.86 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Wheat/-byproducts
2,407
Pesticide residues 2,202 0.61 all < LOQ
DON
5 20.00 all < 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium 17 76.47 all < 0.5 mg/kg HG 1 mg/kg
ndl PCB 7 100.00 all < 5 µg/kg HG 10 µg/kg
Dioxin 4 100.00 all < 0.25 ng/kg ABW 0.5 ng/kg
Soy/-byproducts
36
Pesticide residues
4 100.00
all < LOQ
ZEA 24 8.33 all < 0.17 mg/kg
Dioxin
6 100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
ndl PCB 7 100.00 all < 5 µg/kg HG 10 µg/kg
dl PCB 4 100.00 all < 0.175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ngkg

Time period: 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018



Italy: 3,089 samples (52,215 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
26,689
Aflatoxin B1
1,826 16.29 19 ≥ 0.01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
DON
324 69.87 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg

Dioxin
243 97.4 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
ndl PCB
241 97.48 all < 5 µg/kg
HG 10 µg/kg
ZEA
187 49.82 all < 1 mg/kg
RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg

Wheat/-byproducts
8,583
DON
126 70.63 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
Cadmium
102 23.53 all < 0.5 mg/kg
HG 1 mg/kg
ndl PCB
76 96.05 all < 5 µg/kg
HG 10 µg/kg
Dioxin 72 92.96 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
Pesticide residues 4 0.00 all < LOQ
Soy/-byproducts
4,458
Dioxin
80 100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
ZEA
66 19.69 all < 0.17 mg/kg
dl PCB
60 100.00
all < 0.175 ng/kg
AGW 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
58 98.28 all < 5 µg/kg HG 10 µg/kg
Pesiticide residues 4 100.00 all < LOQ

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