Continet Europe Mycotoxins Legislation

Turkey

Aflatoxins   
CommodityΒ1 (ppb)Total (ppb)M1 (ppb)
Cereals, groundnuts, rice, corn for direct consumption ppb4 ppb-
Processed cereals a2 ppb4 ppb-
Corn, tree nuts, dried fruit f5 ppb10 ppb-
Peanuts, hazelnuts and Brazil nuts for processing8 ppb15 ppb-
Almonds, pistachios and apricots for processing12 ppb15 ppb-
Hazelnuts and Brazil nuts for direct consumption5 ppb10 ppb-
Almonds, pistachios and apricots for direct consumption8 ppb10 ppb-
Spices5 ppb10 ppb-
Baby food0.1 ppb--
Milk--50 ppt (0.05 ppb)
Infant formulas--25 ppt (0.025 ppb)
Ochratoxin A 
CommodityLegislation Limit (ppb)
Wine and grape juice2 ppb
Processed cereals3 ppb
Cereals and raw grains5 ppb
Roasted coffee5 ppb
Soluble coffee, raisins10 ppb
Spices 15 ppb
Liquorice and liquorice root20 ppb
Chilies, pepper30 ppb
Liquorice extract80 ppb
Baby food0.5 ppb
Deoxynivalenol (DON) 
CommodityLegislation Limit (ppm)
Bread, pastries, cereal snacks and breakfast cereals0.5 ppm (500 ppb)
Pasta, milling fractions of corn > 500μm0.75 ppm (750 ppb)
Unprocessed cereals & for direct consumption, milling fractions of corn < 500 μm1.25 ppm (1,250 ppb)
Unprocessed durum wheat, oats and corn1.75 ppm (1,750 ppb)
Processed cereal-based foods for infants and young children0.2 ppm (200 ppb)
Fumonisins (B1, B2) 
CommodityLegislation Limit (ppm)
Corn-based breakfast cereals and snacks0.8 ppm (800 ppb)
Corn meals and refined corn semolina1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Milling fractions of corn > 500 μm1.4 ppm (1,400 ppb)
Milling fractions of corn < 500 μm2 ppm (2,000 ppb)
Unprocessed corn, not intended for wet milling4 ppmm (4,000 ppb)
Processed corn-based foods for infants and young children0.2 ppm (200 ppb)
Zearalenone (ZON) 
CommodityLegislation Limit (ppb)
Bread and pastries50 ppb
Cereals other than corn75 ppb
Corn for direct consumption and other unprocessed cereals100 ppb
Milling fraction of corn > 500 μm200 ppb
Milling fractions of corn < 500 μm300 ppb
Corn not intended for wet milling350 ppb
Refined corn oil400 ppb
Cereal-based food for infants and young children20 ppb
Patulin 
CommodityLegislation Limit (ppb)
Apple juice, alcoholic drinks50 ppb
Apple products25 ppb
Baby food10 ppb
Aflatoxin B1 
Commodity-FoodLimit (ppb)
Feed ingredients50 ppb
Mixed feed for ruminants except young animals50 ppb
Mixed feed for poultry except young animals20 ppb
Other feed10 ppb

Switzerland

Aflatoxins   
CommodityΒ1Total M1
All1 ppb5 ppb-
Processed cereal-based foods for infants and young children-20 ppt (0.02 ppb)-
Milk--50 ppt (0.05 ppb)
Cheese--250 ppt (0.25 ppb)
Ochratoxin A 
Commodityppb
All except cereal-based foods for infants5 ppb
Cereal-based foods for infants0.5 ppb
Deoxynivalenol (DON) 
Commodityppm
Cereals & derivatives1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Fumonisins (B1, B2) 
Commodityppm
Corn & its products1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Patulin 
Commodityppb
Apple juice, alcoholic drinks50 ppb
Aflatoxin B1 
Commodity-FoodLimit (ppb)
Babassu seed, cotton seed, peanut, coconut, maize kernel, palm kernel and their products as raw materials200 ppb
Babassu seed, cotton seed, peanut, coconut, maize kernel, palm kernel and their products as single feed materials20 ppb
Complete and complementary feeds for bovine animals, sheep and goats, except milk cows, calves and lambs50 ppb
Complementary feeds for pigs and poultry except young animals30 ppb
Complete feeds for pigs and poultry except young animals20 ppb
Complementary feed for lactating bovine animals, lactating sheep and lactating goats5 ppb
Other complete and complementary feeds10 ppb

Serbia

Aflatoxins   
CommodityΒ1 (ppb)Total (ppb)M1 (ppb)
Cereals and derivatives2 ppb4 ppb-
Corn and derivatives5 ppb10 ppb-
Meat & its products0.5 ppb--
Milk--0.25 ppb (250ppt)
Ochratoxin A 
Commodityppb
All10 ppb
Deoxynivalenol (DON) 
Commodityppm
Corn1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Patulin 
CommodityLimit
Apple juice50 ppb
Aflatoxins  
CommodityB1 (ppb)Total (ppb)
Feed for chicken, pigs (until 50kg), calf, young turkey, duckling, cow10 ppb10 ppb
Feed for ox, sheep, goat50 ppb50 ppb
Feed for swine and poultry20 ppb-
Ochratoxin A 
Commodityppb
Feed for pigs (until 50kg)100 ppb
Feed for swine200 ppb
Feed for poultry1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Feed for egg laying hen250 ppb
Deoxynivalenol 
Commodityppm
Feed for pigs (until 50kg)0.5 ppm (500 ppb)
Feed for other type of swine1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Feed for ox5 ppm (5,000 ppb)
Feed for egg laying hen10 ppm (10,000 ppb)
Feed for cow, sheep and goat3 ppm (3,000 ppb)