Within the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed Section Novel Food and Toxicological Safety of the Food Chain 21 April 2022 you can find the Draft joint statement of the Member States regarding the presence of Mineral Oil Aromatic Hydrocarbons (MOAH) in food, including food for infants and young children

that reads as follows:

“…In order to ensure a uniform enforcement approach throughout the EU, the Member States agreed to withdraw and, if necessary, to recall products from the market, when the sum of the concentrations of MOAH in food are at or above the following maximum LOQs:”1

– 0.5 mg/kg for dry foods with a low fat/oil content (≤ 4% fat/oil)

– 1 mg/kg for foods with a higher fat/oil content (> 4% fat/oil)

– 2 mg/kg for fats/oils

Neotron analytical method is in compliance with the required LOQs. Discover our analytical proposal on MOSH&MOAH

Latest update: 08/06/2022 14:28:00

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