Head office supports the following studies for each section.
1. Studies on establishment of analytical methods of pesticide residues and veterinary drug residues in food
Development of analytical methods for agricultural chemicals and veterinary drugs which were discussed the necessity in Review Commission on Public Analytical Methods for Pesticide Residues (残留農薬等公示分析法検討会), and which were set up the standard value by new registration. (developed about 20 methods / year)
2. Investigation research of radioactive substaces
Determination of radioactive substances in foods using market basket samples
3. Data acquisition of food contaminants and search of contaminants
Investigation research of harmful substances in foods and data acquisition for dietary intake survey