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Legislation:

Community maximum limits for Fusarium toxins (deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, fumonisins B1and B2 and T-2 and HT-2 toxin) in cereals and cereal-based products have been established by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006.

Provisions for methods of sampling and analysis for the official control of fusarium-toxins are laid down in Commission Regulation (EC) No 401/2006.

Commission Recommendation 2006/583/EC of 17 August 2006 on the prevention and reduction of Fusarium toxins in cereals and cereal products.


Scientific opinions:

The Scientific Committee for Food has expressed a scientific opinion on :

A scientific co-operation (SCOOP) Task 3.2.10 has been performed on "Collection of occurrence data of fusarium toxins in food and assessment of dietary intake by the population of EU Member States". pdf.

 

 
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