AGES - Wissen aktuell
"AGES-Wissen aktuell" is a freely accessible online journal in which we publish scientific results and research reports from the fields of public health, animal health, food safety and agriculture, as well as reports with risk assessments by our experts on selected topics.
Here you will find, among other things, epidemiological evaluations of the COVID 19 pandemic and the risk barometer with information on risk perception and the level of information of the Austrian population with regard to their own health.
Food control: residues of pharmaceuticals and hormones
We monitor food of animal origin for residues of pharmaceuticals and hormones. In 2021, we found residues above the limits in 42 out of a total of 9,528 plan samples tested.
Residue control plan
The control of food of animal origin for residues of pharmacologically active substances is an essential component for the health protection of consumers.
Risk assessment of dietary exposure in children to organophosphorus flame retardants using human biomonitoring data.
Organophosphorus flame retardants are used primarily in products to limit, slow or prevent the spread of fire.
2- MCPD, 3-MCPD and glycidol in infant and children's foods.
Exposure assessment for infants and young children
2- MCPD, 3-MCPD and glycidol in foodstuffs
Current investigation results of relevant foods 2015 - 2020
Identification, monitoring and risk communication of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in various environmental matrices, feed and food at potentially contaminated sites in Austria.
Campylobacter 2021 topic report
Figures, data, facts on Campylobacter in Austria, 2016-2020
Last updated: 23.11.2022