If a lot of analytical data is available, in certain cases it is possible to perform informative trend analysis. This can provide insight into the frequency of specific exceedances of standards in a particular production chain.
Trend analysis based on analytical data
At Wageningen Food Safety Research we not only have a great deal experience with trend analyses, but we can also give you insight into the limitations of such analyses. We would be happy to support you in conducting trend analyses on your own data or data available from databases.