Pesticides in fish feed and seafood
Start date: 1. January 2015
End date: 1. January 2019
Financed by: NFD
The project is lead by: NIFES


Feed for farmed fish is continuously changing, and today’s fish feed contain a major and increasing proportion of vegetable ingredients. Knowledge on which pesticides may be present and in which concentrations is necessary. As part of this project NIFES will establish new methodology on screening for new contaminants in fish feed and seafood.


The aim is to establish which pesticides is present in fish feed and in which concentrations to contribute with knowledge for scientifically based risk assessments used for establishing maximum limits for these substances in fish feed and seafood.

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