National Residue Survey results and publications

The department publishes the results of all animal and plant products tested under the National Residue Survey.

Test result information is available through:

  • residue testing datasets, published each financial year
  • commodity and summary brochures for the most recent year.

The datasets show the full range of commodities tested each financial year. The brochures provide an overview of the results and program methodology.

Residue testing datasets

Animal products

Plant products

Summary Brochures 2018-19

Data across all commodities tested is available in the 2018-19 National Residue Survey annual summary brochure.

Commodity specific brochures:

Metals in meat and eggs survey 2009–10

The metals in meat and eggs survey was conducted across 6 participating animal industries, and testing for the presence of 67 routinely and non-routinely monitored chemical elements.

View the results of the Metals in Meat and Eggs Survey 2009-10.

Last reviewed: 4 February 2020
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