Mycotoxins in foodstuffs sampling guidance

The guidance provides an overview of EU/UK food safety legislation and describes the official sampling methods for commodities/foodstuffs for which there are EU maximum limits for mycotoxins.

Applies in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

This information is for:

  • Farmers and growers
  • Importers
  • Manufacturers and processors

Legal status:

Regulatory guidance (Information specifying what food business operators need to do to comply with domestic or EU legislation).

The guidance should be read in conjunction with the relevant legislation. It is not a statutory code of practice or a substitute for the regulations, decisions or statutory instruments to which it refers.

For further information, email: chemicalcontaminants@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk