The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (March 14) announced that a potato sample was found to contain pesticide residue
at a level exceeding the legal limit.
Analytical methods for pesticide residue
determination in bee products.
The results of this review demonstrate the need to establish pesticide residue
monitoring programs for milk analysis for human consumption to improve food safety and decrease exposure risks to consumers.
The methods used for analysing pesticide residue
are among the best globally and ensure high accuracy of detection of toxic pesticides.
Global public health attention regarding the misuse of pesticides and there are many reports recorded about pesticide residue
in the grains , vegetables , milk  and fish .
Each configuration includes a liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry system, a QuEChERS sample extraction kit, HPLC columns and multi-class pesticide residue
analysis data acquisition and processing methods using proprietary software.
Okra and brinjal (30 samples for each vegetable) were analyzed for each pesticide residue
The international supermarkets targeted by Pakistani exporters are insisting on pesticide residue
Iftikhar aid that under this project PARC was establishing one accredited Centre of Excellence of Pesticide Residue
at federal level at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) Chakshahzad Islamabad and satellite labs one each in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue
levels that fall within legal limits, with just under 55% of samples free of detectable traces of these chemicals.
A laboratory for testing pesticide residue
in vegetables and fruits has been inaugurated at the Abu Samra border post by Dr Saleh bin Ali al-Marri, assistant secretary-general for medical affairs, at the Supreme Council of Health (SCH).
The nectarine samples all exceeded the 2013 US EPA tolerance of 1ppm for the pesticide residue