Food

EU regulations

Methods of sampling and analysis

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/644 of 5 April 2017 laying down methods of sampling and analysis for the control of levels of dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs and non-dioxin-like PCBs in certain foodstuffs and repealing Regulation (EU) No 589/2014

Maximum levels

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

Action levels

2013/711/EU: Commission Recommendation of 3 December 2013 on the reduction of the presence of dioxins, furans and PCBs in feed and food

2014/663/EU: Commission Recommendation of 11 September 2014 amending the Annex to Recommendation 2013/711/EU on the reduction of the presence of dioxins, furans and PCBs in feed and food



Feed

EU regulations

Methods of sampling and analysis

Commission Regulation (EC) No 152/2009 of 27 January 2009 laying down the methods of sampling and analysis for the official control of feed

Maximum levels and action thresholds

Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 May 2002 on undesirable substances in animal feed

Recommendations

Recommendation of EURL/NRL network

Determination of dioxins in mineral feed, trace elements, premixtures and compound feed: Recommendation for extraction procedures

Document: Recommendations for Extraction Procedures