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Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

EU commission published new draft about maximum levels for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in foodstuffs

Maximum levels for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in foodstuffs

The European Commission published a new draft assessment of the maximum levels for pyrrolizidine alkaloids. It provides maximum levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in foodstuffs (e.g. tea, herbs, spices, pollen and pollen products). The new maximum levels will come into effect from July 1st 2022. The new draft also defines the summation of 21 pyrrolizidine alkaloids.

Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH offers an accredited method for the analysis of the 21 pyrrolizidine alkaloids.

For further information on this topic, please do not hesitate to contact our expert Dr. Susanne Kühn.

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