Product Quality and Safety

13 February 2020

Understanding the quality and condition of grain is crucial. Accurate sampling at each stage of the grain chain is required to develop that understanding. It should help to reduce waste and minimise charges, claims and rejections.

1 July 2020

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.

1 July 2020

This poster shows the more common of over 50 insect and mites species that may occur in grain stores. Correct identification is important.

3 April 2020

Read about the various control measures to reduce the risk from ergot in cereal crops. There is currently no EU legislation for maximum levels of ergot alkaloids but discussions in EFSA may result in future legislative limits.

27 August 2020

Assess the risk of fusarium mycotoxins and record the score on the grain passport.

27 November 2020

The AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) for cereals and oilseeds. Download the 2020/21 booklet and access other RL resources.

23 May 2018

The first ever fresh produce good hygiene practice guide has been launched to support producers of watercress grown in flowing water, with practical advice on how to comply with food hygiene legislation and related requirements. 

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