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July 26, 2017
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On July 26, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by August 25, 2017. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on July 27, 2017.

July 26, 2017
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On July 26, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluazinam in onions, shallots, and garlic.

Proposed MRLs from this opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on July 27, 2017.

July 26, 2017
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On July 26, the U.S. FDA announced that it has received a food additive petition that proposes to modify food additive regulations concerning calcium and vitamin D3.

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

July 25, 2017
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Recently, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health published Food Regulations (Amendment) (No. 3) 2017. This document amends Malaysia’s food additive regulations and is effective from June 15, 2018.

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

July 24, 2017
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Recently, the Ecuadorian Standardization Institute (INEN) published a proposed standard for non-fermented soy beverages. This standard contains additive information. Comments are due by September 4, 2017. 
  

Ecuador's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database.  If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

July 24, 2017
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On July 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions concerning a proposed amendment to the schedule of the FSANZ Food Standards Code which regulates enzymes. Comments are due by August 31, 2017.

Australia & New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

July 21, 2017
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On July 19, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published a new MRL amendment affecting isofetamid, melengestrol acetate, famoxadone, fenazaquin, and metamifop.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database by July 28, 2017.
July 20, 2017
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On July 20, China's Ministry of Agriculture notified the WTO of draft changes to its National Food Safety Standards in Food, including proposed changes to MRLs for 112 pesticides.

Comments are due by September 18, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database over the next week. 

July 20, 2017
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On July 19, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for abamectin, flutriafol, and carbosulfan (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by August 17, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 21, 2017.
July 20, 2017
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On July 18, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published a new MRL amendment affecting imidacloprid; oxathiapiprolin; quinclorac; clofentezine; chlorpropham; spiramycin; tylosin; dazomet, metam and methyl isothiocyanate; picarbutrazox; fluopyram; fludioxonil; prohexadione-calcium; and mandestrobin.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database by July 28, 2017.

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