Marketing Documents

Clarifying Official Inspection Certificates for Grain Shipments (pdf) October 1, 2002

Letterhead Marketing Statements

  • Pesticide Residue Statement for Export Wheat Cargoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS), in conjunction with the U.S. Wheat Associates provides, on a continuing basis, analysis of export wheat cargoes for pesticide residues. Overall, samples are tested by FGIS for the presence of 62 different pesticide residues/compounds, including Chlorpyrifos Methyl and Malathion. Results of the residue analyses from randomly selected samples indicate that wheat shipped from U.S. ports consistently has been within Codex and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limits.

  • Cadmium / Lead Statement for Export Wheat Cargoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS), in conjunction with U.S. Wheat Associates provides, on a continuing basis, analysis of export wheat cargoes for heavy metals. FGIS tests samples for the presence of cadmium and lead. Results of the analyses from randomly selected samples indicate that wheat shipped from U.S. ports consistently has been within Codex limits.

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