08 Apr 2021 — European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)’s latest report on pesticide residues in food in the EU has revealed that pesticide levels have dropped. Nonetheless, EFSA is now calling for better risk management options for food consumed in the region.
The findings are a valuable source of information for food business operators and can be used to enhance the efficiency and safety of self-control systems, according to EFSA.
“Overall, the results are slightly better than previous years,” an EFSA spokesperson tells FoodIngredientsFirst.
“The number of samples within the legal limit was higher