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Toad in Spinach

25.05.2016 Report from a day in the lab: The consumers were looking forward to a delicious lunch with spinach, which they had purchased frozen, packed in individual portions. After boiling, the spinach was pu ...

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Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Cultivation: Residues and Contaminants in 2015

12.05.2016 Report from a day in the lab: In 2014 a total of 916 samples of conventionally grown fresh vegetables were analyzed at CVUA Stuttgart for the presence of over 700 different pesticides, pesticide me ...

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Fresh Fruit from Conventional Cultivation: Residues and Contaminants in 2015

10.05.2016 Report from a day in the lab: In 2015 a total of 813 samples of conventionally grown fresh fruit were analyzed at CVUA Stuttgart for the presence of over 700 different pesticides, pesticide metabol ...

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Lungworm in Dogs: a Mortal Danger, also in Baden-Württemberg

20.04.2016 Report from a day in the lab: Lung infections in dogs resulting from lungworms have been rare in Baden-Württemberg. Until now. One case that has re-cently come to our attention has raised concern t ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Processed Foods, Mushrooms, Cereals and Potatoes, 2015

19.04.2016 Report from a day in the lab: In 2015, in addition to 1,729 samples of fresh vegetables and fruit from conventional production, 338 samples of processed foods, mushrooms, cereals and potatoes from  ...

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Who is Who? Online Gallery Bacteria

18.03.2016 Report from a day in the lab: The first step in identification of bacteria in a diagnostic bacteriology laboratory is still the evaluation of bacterial cultures on solid media and staining of bacte ...

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EU Reference Laboratory for Residue of Pesticides (Single Residue Methods)

In 2006 CVUA Stuttgart was designated as the EU Reference Laboratory for pesticide residues requiring single residue methods for analysis. This field of work is highly challenging, as the compounds are very difficult to analyze due to their physicochemical characteristics; they cannot be analyzed using existing multi-residue methods. In addition to state-of-the-art equipment, this field of work requires a high level of analytical competence and skill.

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Pesticides-Online

Pesticides-Online is an Internet-based platform that was designed with the aim of providing laboratories with easy access to information from the field of pesticide residues. The data can be specifically and systematically accessed with the help of search masks.

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