New limit values for ergot alkaloids and ergot sclerotia
Ergot alkaloids are metabolic products of certain fungi such as Claviceps purpurea. The mycotoxins, also known as ergot alkaloids, are contained in the elongated, grain-like, dark ergot sclerotia that grow out of the ears of cereal crops and represent a permanent form of the fungus. Rye is particularly frequently affected. 
The new regulations for organic food come into effect
Since 01.01.2022, new EU legislation has come into force for organic food. The new Organic Basic Regulation (EU) 2018/848 and the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1165 contain some innovations compared to previous legislation.