CVUA Stuttgart News and reports from our department for residues of pesticides and contaminants en 2019 CVUA Stuttgart Elephant Foot Yam: A Burning Problem, Not Only While CookingWed, 20 Jan 2021 9:57:30 AM GMTThe elephant foot yam (amorphophallus paeoniifolius), which belongs to the botanical family aroids, is eaten throughout Southeast Asia, especially in India. The tubers, weighing as much as 9 kg, are b ... – „After Harvest Treatment“ Thu, 14 Jan 2021 8:58:44 AM GMTSpuds, taters or just potatoes; there may be different names for the common potato, but one thing they have in common. The observant consumer will notice labels posted nearby or on the packaging of po ... Rather than Bacteria? – Neither is Permitted in the EUThu, 10 Dec 2020 9:08:28 AM GMTIn autumn 2020 high levels of ethylene oxide in sesame seeds from India were reported in Belgium and communicated via the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF). In the meantime many more cases have aris ... – a (not only) Summer DelightMon, 2 Nov 2020 10:10:49 AM GMTMelons are a popular, refreshing treat for young and old, especially in the summertime. From watermelons to the many types of sugar melons, there is something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. Our anal ... and Contaminants in Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Culture, 2019Thu, 30 Jul 2020 8:25:57 AM GMTPesticide contamination of conventionally grown fresh vegetables in 2019 remains unchanged in comparison to previous years. Every 20th sample was in violation for at least one exceedance of the maximu ... in Fruits and Vegetables – as Present as in the Media?Tue, 19 May 2020 12:04:27 PM GMTGlyphosate – hardly another pesticide receives as much media coverage and is so heatedly discussed. Glyphosate has been used worldwide for more than 40 years in enormous amounts in different pesticide ... Wed, 20 Jan 2021 9:57:30 AM GMT