Jens Hinge Andersen

Jens Hinge Andersen

Emeritus, Senior Researcher

NATIONAL FOOD INSTITUTE
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Group for Chemical Risk Assessment and GMO

Technical University of Denmark

Kemitorvet

Building 201, room 005

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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2016
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23 NOV

Danish produce contains fewest pesticide residues

Danish consumers can ensure a diet containing fewer pesticide residues by choosing fruit and vegetable items that carry the Danish flag. This is the finding of the annual Pesticide Report 2015 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, which shows that Danish crops...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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05 SEP

Pesticide load still lowest in Danish crops

Danish fruits and vegetables generally have a lower pesticide load than similar imported crops on the Danish market. This is the finding of a study which the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has carried out on behalf of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. Pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables sold...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety
2015
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20 NOV

Still fewer pesticide residues in Danish produce

If you want to minimize your intake of pesticide residues you may want to choose Danish produce which contains fewer pesticide residues than imported produce. This is one of the finding of this year’s Pesticide Report 2014 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
2014
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12 DEC

Danish fruit and vegetables still contain fewest pesticide residues

Danish fruits and vegetables continue to contain fewer pesticide residues than imported produce. Residues from more than one pesticide in the same sample are also found more frequently in imported fruits and vegetables compared to similar Danish foods. This development has remained stable over the last five years according to an analysis...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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28 JUN

Danish fruits and vegetables are least burdened with pesticide residues

Pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables on the Danish market do not present a health concern to people who eat an average and varied diet. These findings appear from a study performed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, for the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, where different types of crops were...

Food safety
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20 JAN

Least pesticide residues in Danish fruits and vegetables

Danish fruits and vegetables contain fewer pesticide residues than similar foreign foods. Furthermore, more than one residue was more frequently found in samples of foreign origin compared to Danish foods. None of the pesticide residues found present a health concern to Danes. These findings appear in the pesticide report 2012 from the...

Food safety Health and diseases
Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2013
03 JAN

Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q3 2013 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety Health and diseases
2013
Pesticide residues in our diet Q2 2013
25 OCT

Pesticide residues in our diet Q2 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q2 2013 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Pesticide residues in our diet Q1 2013
05 JUL

Pesticide residues in our diet Q1 2013

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q1 2013 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2012
30 JAN

Pesticide residues in our diet Q3 2012

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q3 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
2012
Pesticide residues in our diet
16 OCT

Pesticide residues in our diet

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q2 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety
Pesticide residues in our diet
16 JUL

Pesticide residues in our diet

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q1 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety
Pesticide residues in our diet
30 MAR

Pesticide residues in our diet

None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q4 2011 from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food safety