Food and Feed Safety

We monitor and promote the safety and quality of our raw materials, products and production methods. We stand for a safe and transparent chain and develop and share knowledge, expertise and best practices. We discuss and coordinate our activities within the Food and Feed Safety Working Group.

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In the period 2018-2020 amongst other things MVO focuses on the following topics:

  • Pesticides residues (and processing factors).
  • Introduction of legal limits for MCPD esters (MCPDE) and glycidyl esters (GE).
  • Mineral oil (MOSH and MOAH).
  • Use (and cleaning regimes) of means of transport.
  • Keeping up to date risk analyses and crisis scenario.
  • Food authenticity and fraud.
  • European advocacy fat compounders.
  • Promote market access for animal by-products.
  • Organisation theme meeting for members.
  • Organisation MVO Food & Feed Safety course.


  1. 25 November 2019 | Food and Feed Safety

    Update brochure on Pesticide Management

  2. 20 September 2019 | Food and Feed Safety

    EC RASFF annual report 2018

  3. 20 September 2019 | Nutrition and Health, Food and Feed Safety

    EFSA Public consultation: cumulative risk assessment of pesticides

  4. 10 September 2019 | Food and Feed Safety

    EFSA identified health concerns for chlorpyrifos & chlorpyrifos-methyl

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