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The Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection (UVVHVR) is the Competent Authority for pesticide residues and control.

Administration's representatives participate in the Working Group and Standing Committee for Pesticide Residues of the European Commission, preparing EU legislation.


The procedures for:

- establishing and amendng maximum residue levels

- control of internal market,

- agreements in international trade (for instance with Russian Federation),

- import tolrances

run on EU level between Member States, EFSA and the Commission.




The Administration execute the pesticide residue control programme on the basis of multiannual control programme complying with EU Multiannual control programme. Every year the data from samples taken and analysed are send to EFSA for EU report; and the national reports on the control are published on these web pages.






Link to MRL Legislation