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Melons – a (not only) Summer Delight

02.11.2020 Report from a day in the lab
Melons are a popular, refreshing treat for young and old, especially in the summertime. From watermelons to the many types of sugar melons, there is something to tickle  ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Culture, 2019

30.07.2020 Report from a day in the lab
Pesticide contamination of conventionally grown fresh vegetables in 2019 remains unchanged in comparison to previous years. Every 20th sample was in violation for at lea ...

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Glyphosate in Fruits and Vegetables – as Present as in the Media?

19.05.2020 Report from a day in the lab
Glyphosate – hardly another pesticide receives as much media coverage and is so heatedly discussed. Glyphosate has been used worldwide for more than 40 years in enormous ...

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Chlorpyrifos Is „OUT“: This Insecticide May No Longer Be Used In the EU

04.05.2020 Report from a day in the lab
It’s news that no news agent or NGO has overlooked: „EU Forbids Insect Killer Chlorpyrifos“ or „Chlorpyrifos: EU-Commission Bans Controversial Insecticide“. According to ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Fruit from Conventional Cultivation, 2019

15.04.2020 Report from a day in the lab
Our analysis of conventionally cultivated fresh fruit from 2019 shows an improvement over last year in terms of the residue situation. Although the frequency of pesticid ...

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