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Italy: 416 samples (7,394 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
4,413
Pesticide residues 3,730 0.16 all < 50 % HG
Aflatoxin B1
238 36.55 4 ≥ 0,01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
Wheat/-byproducts
782
Pesticide residues 752 0.80 all < 50 % HG
Soy/-byproducts
850
Pesticide residues
702 0.00 all < BG
Salmonella 39 all negative

Time period: 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019



Italy: 3,722 samples (67,754 analyses)
Number of analyses Value detected (%) Results Abnormalities* Limit values*
Maize/-byproducts
35,196
Arsenic 64 15.63 all < 1 mg/kg HG 2 mg/kg
DON
408 64.22 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW maize 8 mg/kg
byproducts 12 mg/kg
ZEA
269 41.26 all < 1 mg/kg
RW maize 2 mg/kg
byproducts 3 mg/kg
Aflatoxin B1
2,195 27.61 19 ≥ 0.01 mg/kg HG 0.02 mg/kg
Dioxin
285 96.49 1 ≥ 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB 43 100.00 3 ≥ 0.175 ng/kg AGW 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
289 96.89 all < 5 µg/kg
HG 10 µg/kg
Wheat/-byproducts
10,999
Pesticide residues 2,206 0.00 all < LOQ
Cadmium
119 31.09 all < 0.5 mg/kg
HG 1 mg/kg
DON
156 69.87 1 ≥ 4 mg/kg
RW 8 mg/kg
Dioxin 76 93.42 all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
ndl PCB
83 96.39 all < 5 µg/kg
HG 10 µg/kg
Soy/-byproducts
5,174
Pesiticide residues 598 0.00 all < LOQ
ZEA
90 16.67 all < 0.17 mg/kg
Dioxin
88 100.00
all < 0.25 ng/kg
AGW 0.5 ng/kg
dl PCB
64 100.00
all < 0.175 ng/kg
AGW 0.35 ng/kg
ndl PCB
65 98.46 all < 5 µg/kg HG 10 µg/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