This report documents presentations made and resolutions reached at a workshop held at CSIRO Land and Water in Adelaide on August 10 and 11, 1999. The purpose of the workshop was to review results of HRDC and other projects investigating cadmium accumulation in vegetables and potatoes, review national and international developments regarding metal residues in horticultural produce, assess if further activities are necessary within HRDC with regard to contaminants in horticultural soils and crops and focus extension and information activities into high priority areas.