Levies

NRS to test for metals and microbes from Jan 2018

The Apple & Pear National Residue Survey (NRS) will be expanded from January this year to include microbiological and heavy metals screening in addition to the existing pesticide residue analysis  to reflect growing demands for more comprehensive food safety data. The expansion of the program will enable the full suite of tests to now be [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Chemical use, Levies, Market access, National Residue Survey, News|

Levies refresher

Sold this season’s fruit and feel it must be about time you paid your apple and pear levy, but can’t quite recall how or when you paid it last year or to whom? We’ve put together a short refresher in response to some recent queries. Apple and pear levies are an important source of industry [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|APAL, EPPR levy, Levies, News|