1969 EVALUATIONS OF SOME PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN FOOD
Issued jointly by FAO and WHO
The content of this document is the result of the deliberations of the
Joint Meeting of the FAO Working Party of Experts and the WHO Expert
Group on Pesticide Residues, which met in Rome, 8 - 15 December 1969.
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
This pesticide was previously evaluated at the 1967 Joint Meeting
(FAO/WHO 1968b).* At the 1969 Meeting consideration was confined to
the clarification of the former recommendations. The conclusions are
presented in the following monograph addendum.
Practical residue limit in carrots
The Meeting noted that it had been pointed out at the Fourth Session
of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues that carrots were not
covered by a tolerance; also that one country had requested the
establishment of a practical residue limit for carrots. However the
Joint Meeting was unable to review the matter since no data had been
Tolerance for large and small root crops
The Meeting took note and accepted the decision of the Fourth Session
of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues to consider the two
classes of root crops as one, with the exception of carrots referred
to above. This amendment was therefore recorded In the Summary Table
at Appendix 1 to the parent report (FAO/WHO, 1970a).*
'Tomatoes and related garden crops'
The Meeting confirmed the trelated garden cropet in the earlier
monograph was intended to apply to "egg plant, peppers and pimentos".
This was also recorded in Appendix 1 to the parent report (FAO/WHO,
* See Appendix II