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February 9, 2018
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On February 6, Chile's Ministry of Health notified the WTO of its draft amendment regarding MRLs for pesticides in food.

The final date for comments is April 2, 2018. Proposed MRLs will become available in the Global MRL Database over the next couple weeks.

September 6, 2017
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On September 4, Chile’s Ministry of Health notified the WTO to amend the comment deadline on a proposal to modify articles 493, 494, 495, 498, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504 and 505 of its food additive regulations regarding infant formula proposed in July 2017. The new comment deadline is September 26, 2017. 

 
Chile’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 12, 2017
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On July 10, Chile’s Ministry of Health published a proposal to modify articles 493, 494, 495, 498, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504 and 505 of its food additive regulations regarding infant formula. Comments are due by September 8, 2017. 


Chile’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

May 31, 2017
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On May 26, Chile’s Ministry of Health published a proposal to modify articles 393 and 394 of its food additive regulations regarding honey and palm syrup. Comments are due by July 25, 2017.

 
Chile’s food additive regulations are included, in English, in the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

May 24, 2017
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Recently, Chile’s Ministry of Health published an updated consolidated version of its food additive regulation. Effective dates regarding specific changes are noted in the document. 
 

The International Food Additive Database, which includes Chile's food additive regulations, has already been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

February 24, 2017
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The United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Service recently published Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Country Reports for the following countries:

Information on pesticides and other contaminants is included in in Section V for each country. The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for these markets.

January 30, 2017
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Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Service published Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Country Reports for the following countries:

Information on pesticides and other contaminants is included in Section III for Ghana, Hong Kong, and Poland, Section IV for Lithuania, and Section V for Chile and El Salvador. The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for these markets.

January 24, 2017
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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published the following reports that contain information on food additive regulations.

BCI's International Food Additive Database includes food additive use regulations for over 800 additives and 60 markets.  Please contact us for information on subscribing.

September 21, 2016
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On September 21, Chile’s Ministry of Health notified the WTO of its draft amendment regarding maximum limits for mercury in food.

The final date for comments is October 21, 2016.

July 20, 2016
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On July 13, Chile notified the WTO that it has extended the comment deadline for draft amendment to the food additive portions of its Food Health Regulation from July 11, 2016 to August 11, 2016. Chile first notified the WTO of the draft amendment on May 24, 2016.

Chile's food additive regulations, translated into English, are included in the International Food Additive DatabaseIf you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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