Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Schedule 1

Food type Category of inspection items*1 Number of inspection specimens Total number of Inspection specimens
Livestock foods
Beef, pork, chicken, horse meat, poultry meat, and other meats
Antibacterial substances 2,238 4,862
Residual agricultural chemicals 1,879
Standards for constituents 716
Radiation irradiation 29
Processed livestock foods
Natural cheeses, processed meat products, ice cream, frozen products (meat products), and other products
Antibacterial substances 2,152 7,342
Residual agricultural chemicals 953
Additives 1,156
Standards for constituents 3,076
Radiation irradiation 5
Seafood products
Bivalves, fish, shellfish (shrimps, prawns, crabs) and other products
Antibacterial substances 2,717 5,706
Residual agricultural chemicals 2,003
Additives 237
Standards for constituents 720
Radiation irradiation 29
Processed seafood
Processed fish products (fillet, dried or minced fish, etc.), frozen products (aquatic animals and fish), processed fish roe products, and other products
Antibacterial substances 4,149 13,768
Residual agricultural chemicals 3,194
Additives 1,876
Standards for constituents 4,544
Radiation irradiation 5
Agricultural foods
Vegetables, fruit, wheat, barley, corn, beans, peanuts, nuts, seeds, and other products
Antibacterial substances 1,035 18,266
Residual agricultural chemicals 11,674
Additives 1,074
Standards for constituents 1,303
Mycotoxins 2,807
GMOs 363
Radiation irradiation 10
Processed agricultural foods
Frozen products (processed vegetables), processed vegetable products, processed fruit products, spices, instant noodles, and other products
Antibacterial substances 299 20,899
Residual agricultural chemicals 11,203
Additives 4,433
Standards for constituents 1,794
Mycotoxins 2,572
GMOs 119
Radiation irradiation 479
Other foods
Health foods, soups, flavorings, seasonings, sweets, edible oils, fat, frozen products, and other products
Residual agricultural chemicals 537 5,226
Additives 3,046
Standards for constituents 926
Mycotoxins 717
Drinks and beverages
Mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, and other products
Residual agricultural chemicals 358 2,208
Additives 956
Standards for constituents 776
Mycotoxins 118
Equipment, containers and packages Toys
Standards for constituents 2,840 2,840
Foods subject to enhanced inspection*2 Antibacterial substances, residual agricultural chemicals, additives, standards for constituents, mycotoxins, GMOs, radiation irradiation 5,000 5,000
Overall total     86,117
*1: Examples of inspection items
*2: Additional inspections conducted during the implementation of the plan, based on the occurrence of violations and overseas information at the time of importation.
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