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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Culture, 2018

15.04.2019 Report from a day in the lab
Pesticide contamination of conventionally grown fresh vegetables remained unchanged. The German-grown vegetables showed the best results. Every 20th sample was in viol ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Fruit from Conventional Cultivation, 2018

25.03.2019 Report from a day in the lab
The analysis of fresh fruit from conventional cultivation shows almost no change in the residue situation. Every 14th sample was in violation due to an exceedance of t ...

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Nicotine in Food – What Does Smoking Have To Do With It?

26.02.2019 Report from a day in the lab
CVUA Stuttgart consistently finds residues of the pesticidal substance nicotine in fruits and vegetables, despite being no longer authorized for use in the EU. In addi ...

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Neonicotinoids are on everyone´s lips, but are they also on everyone´s plates?

07.02.2019 Report from a day in the lab
It was already back in 2003 that CVUA Stuttgart developed and published a method for determining the presence of neonicotinoids. At that time there were a large number ...

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Are all kaki (persimmons) the same, or are there differences?

21.12.2018 Report from a day in the lab
Suspicion of pesticides: furry, numb feeling on the tongue and a bitter after-taste. Yet analyses for pesticides and contaminants in kaki yield no findings over the le ...

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