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07 July, 2020

Thailand: Contaminants and Toxins in Food

Thailand: Contaminants and Toxins in Food


The Food and Drug Administration of Thailand notified the World Trade Organization of the adoption of the "Maximum levels for contaminants and toxins in food".


As previously notified, the document sets the limits of contaminants and mycotoxins in foods. As for total aflatoxin in nuts and dried fruits, the following maximum limits are stablished:
 
Product Description Aflatoxin, total (mg/kg)
Brazil nuts Whole commodity (ready to eat) 10
Shelled Brazil nuts intended for further processing 15
Pistachios Whole commodity (ready to eat) 10
Pistachios intended for further processing 15
Dried figs Whole commodity (ready to eat) 10
Peanuts Unless specified, seed or kernels, after removal of shell or husk and intended for further processing 20
Almonds Whole commodity after remove shell (ready to eat) 10
Whole commodity after remove shell (intended for further processing) 15
Hazelnuts Whole commodity after removal of shell (ready to eat) 10
Whole commodity after remove shell (intended for further processing) 15
Other nuts and dried fruits Other than the above lists 20
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