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January 19, 2018
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On January 19, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published FSIS Directive 7120.1 Revision 45. This directive lists safe and suitable ingredients, including food additives, used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products.

The United States' regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

January 19, 2018
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This week, the European Food Safety Authority published two scientific opinions regarding the following:

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

January 19, 2018
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On January 19, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

 
Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines’ food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

January 18, 2018
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On January 17, Costa Rica's State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) published an updated list of MRLs adopted by Costa Rica. The MRLs in the list are applicable to domestic and imported products and are updated periodically throughout the year.

Adopted MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 19, 2018.

January 18, 2018
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On January 18, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of import tolerances for flubendiamide. 

Proposed import tolerances from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on January 19, 2018.

January 18, 2018
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On January 18, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for mandestrobin in or on certain commodities.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on January 19, 2018.

January 18, 2018
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On January 18, the European Union published an amendment to its food additive regulations. The amendment is effective from February 7, 2018.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

January 17, 2018
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On January 17, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/70 amending MRLs for ametoctradin, chlorpyrifos-methyl, cyproconazole, difenoconazole, fluazinam, flutriafol, prohexadione, and sodium chloride in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs go into effect February 6, 2018. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the Global MRL Database on January 18, 2018.

January 17, 2018
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On January 16, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 1 – 16 January 2018. Pages 50-51 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 56-59 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by February 13, 2018. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 18, 2018.

January 17, 2018
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On January 15, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments for Trichoderma koningiopsis, novaluron, and methomyl (links in Portuguese). 

MRL changes from these amendments will display in the Global MRL Database on January 18, 2018.

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