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Italy: 600 samples (17,529 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities (number)* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
13,443
Pesticide residues 12,004
0.02
all < 50 % MC
DON
118
85.59
all < 4 mg/kg
GV 8 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1
118
55.93
all < 1 mg/kg
GV 2 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1
347
31.99
4 ≥ 0,01 mg/kg MC 0.02 mg/kg
Dioxine
71
100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
PAH
18
11.11
all < 12.5 µg/kg
GV 25 µg/kg
Wheat
864
Pesticide residues 1,986
0.10
all < 2.5 mg/kg
Pirimiphos-methyl MC 5 mg/kg
Cadmium
20
35.00
all < 0.5 mg/kg
MC 1 mg/kg
DON
29
100.00
all < 4 mg/kg
GV 8 mg/kg
Dioxine
14
100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB
14
100.00
all < 0.175 ng/kg
AL 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
14
100.00
all < 5 µg/kg
MC 10 µg/kg
Salmonella
31
0.00
all negative
Soy/-byproducts
842
Pesticide residues
702
0.00
all < LOQ
Arsenic
7 85.71
all < 1 mg/kg
MC 2 mg/kg
Lead
7 85.71
all < 5 mg/kg
MC 10 mg/kg
Cadmium
7 85.71
all < 2.5 mg/kg
MC 1 mg/kg
Dioxine
10
100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB
10
100.00
all < 0.175 ng/kg
AL 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
10
90.00
all < 5 µg/kg
MC 10 µg/kg
Salmonella 48
0.00
all negative

Time period: 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019



Italy: 4,138 samples (75,148 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities (number)* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
39,609
Pesticide residues
3,730
0.16
all < 50 % MC
Arsenic 64 15.62 all < 1 mg/kg MC 2 mg/kg
DON
408 64.22 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
GV maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
ZEA
269 41.26 all < 1 mg/kg
GV maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1
2,433
28.48
19 ≥ 0.01 mg/kg MC 0.02 mg/kg
Dioxin
285 96.49 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 43 100.00 3 ≥ 0.175 ng/kg AL 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
289 96.89 all < 5 µg/kg
MC 10 µg/kg
Wheat/-byproducts
11,781
Pesticide residues 2,958
0.20
all < 50 % MC
Cadmium
119 31.09 all < 0.5 mg/kg
MC 1 mg/kg
DON
156 69.87 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
GV 8 mg/kg
Dioxin 76 93.42 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
ndl PCB
83 96.39 all < 5 µg/kg
MC 10 µg/kg
Soy/-byproducts
6,024
Pesiticide residues 1,300
0.00 all < LOQ
ZEA
90 16.67 all < 0.17 mg/kg
Dioxin
88 100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AL 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB
64 100.00
all < 0.175 ng/kg
AL 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
65 98.46 all < 5 µg/kg MC 10 µg/kg
Salmonella
39 0.00 all negative

Time period: 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2019


Legend: *values ≥ 50% from the strictest limit value, MC= maximum content, AL = action limit, GV = guidance value, LOQ = Limit of quantification