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Food Contaminants - Patulin


Commission Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 of 19 December 2006 setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 401/2006 of 23 February 2006 laying down the methods of sampling and analysis for the official control of the levels of mycotoxins in foodstuffs

Commission Recommendation 2003/598/EC of 11 August 2003 on the prevention and reduction of patulin contamination in apple juice and apple juice ingredients in other beverages ((OJ L 203, 12.8.2003, p. 34)

Scientific opinions:

Minute Statement On Patulin Expressed by the Scientific Committee on Food during the plenary meeting on 8 March 2000. pdf

Assessment of dietary intake of Patulin by the population of EU Member States (a report within the framework of Scientific Cooperation). pdf