Pesticide Residues

USDA. Agricultural Research Service; National Academy of Agricultural Science (South Korea); Chulalongkorn University (Thailand); Fujian Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China).

Describes the comparison of different versions of an easy, rapid and low-cost sample preparation approach for the determination of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables by concurrent use of gas and liquid chromatography couples to mass spectroscopy for detection.

USDA. Agricultural Research Service; Chulalongkorn University (Thailand); Shanghai Institute for Food and Drug Control (China).

Assesses the real-world applicability of fast, low-pressure GC–time-of-flight MS (LP-GC/TOFMS) for the identification and quantification of 150 pesticides in tomato, strawberry, potato, orange, and lettuce samples.

USDA. ARS. Food Safety Research Information Office.

Research publications on Pesticide residues from peer-reviewed journals. Some publications may be early view or ahead of print. Citations and abstracts are available to all users while full-text availability depends on institutional access levels.

USDA. Foreign Agricultural Service.

Contains maximum acceptable levels of pesticides and veterinary drugs in food and agricultural products in the United States, as well as 70 other countries, the European Union and the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

USDA. Pesticide Data Program.

Manages the collection, analysis, data entry, and reporting of pesticide residues on agricultural commodities in the U.S. food supply, with an emphasis on those commodities highly consumed by infants and children.

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.

The Pesticide Data Program provides high-quality data on residues in food, particularly foods most likely consumed by infants and children. This 24th Pesticide Data Program summary presents results for samples collected in 2014.

European Commission. Directorate-General for Health & Consumers.

Answers questions on pesticide regulation. Introduces maximum residue levels (MRLs) and explains the revisions made to the pesticide rules.

Environmental Protection Agency.

Describes the role and responsibilities of the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory which is under the Office of Pesticide Programs of the EPA. The laboratory provides scientific and technical support through chemical analyses of pesticides and related chemicals.