Corporate report: UK competent authorities for pesticide residues in food: annual report

Health Safety Executive

January 22
12:00 2024

UK competent authorities for pesticide residues in food: annual report for 2021

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the UK competent authority for pesticide residues in food. HSE is responsible for producing annual reports on the monitoring of pesticides in food in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland.

These annual reports summarise the work and results of the control plan for pesticide residues in food. The data is published on

Before 2021, the results of the pesticide testing programme were published in the Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF) annual report.

Published 19 January 2023
Last updated 22 January 2024 +show all updates
  1. Added 2022 report on the control plans for pesticide residues in food in the United Kingdom

  2. First published.

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