Official Statistics

Residues of veterinary medicines in food: 2017

Residues of veterinary medicines in food 2017 surveillance results.


Published Results Paper 2017

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This document contains information on substances found in the UK where the level of concentration of a residue in an animal product is above the action point. Where a Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) is set, this is the concentration used. Where no MRL has been set, the Limit of Quantification (LOQ) is used which is the smallest analyte concentration for which a method has been validated with specified accuracy and precision to enable quantification.

The first table is a summary of the following detailed results table with outcomes of investigations into non-compliant samples and what action is being taken to avoid unacceptable residues in the future.

Published 4 April 2017
Last updated 29 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated results paper
  2. 2017 Results updated
  3. Published Results Paper 2017 updated
  4. Updated published results
  5. Updated results
  6. Updated published results for 31 August 2017
  7. Updated up to 31 July 2017
  8. Updated Published Results paper to 31 May 2017
  9. First published.