CVUA Stuttgart News and reports from our department for residues of pesticides and contaminants en 2019 CVUA Stuttgart Oregano – an Aromatic, but Loaded Culinary Herb. Part II: Pesticides and Olive LeavesMon, 19 Aug 2019 9:29:16 AM GMTIn a special project conducted between November 2018 and June 2019, CVUA Stuttgart analyzed commercial, crushed oregano with regard to a number of different issues. Part II of the investigations prese ... – an Aromatic but Loaded Culinary Herb. Part I: Pyrrolizidine AlkaloidsThu, 15 Aug 2019 11:46:57 AM GMTEarlier investigations at CVUA Stuttgart have already shown that kitchen herbs can occasionally be contaminated with pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Due to the health risks of PA, especially their liver-dama ... in Plant-Based Foods: a Follow-upTue, 13 Aug 2019 10:05:42 AM GMTPerchlorate is an unwanted substance in food that causes reversible inhibition of iodine absorption in the thyroid. No maximum limit has thus far been established for this contaminant in food. In 2015 ... and Contaminants in Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Culture, 2018Mon, 15 Apr 2019 8:37:04 AM GMTPesticide contamination of conventionally grown fresh vegetables remained unchanged. The German-grown vegetables showed the best results. Every 20th sample was in violation for at least one exceedance ... and Contaminants in Fresh Fruit from Conventional Cultivation, 2018Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:13:20 AM GMTThe 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 the maximum level. Three of the an ... in Food – What Does Smoking Have To Do With It?Tue, 26 Feb 2019 2:00:45 PM GMTCVUA Stuttgart consistently finds residues of the pesticidal substance nicotine in fruits and vegetables, despite being no longer authorized for use in the EU. In addition to the targeted use of nicot ... Mon, 19 Aug 2019 9:29:16 AM GMT