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March 12, 2018
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The California Specialty Crops Council (CSCC) will hold its thirteenth annual MRL Harmonization Workshop May 30-31 in San Francisco. The interactive seminar based on MRLs will address critically important issues for stakeholders with interests in exporting agricultural products. Registrants, growers, packers, shippers, PCAs, regulators, trade experts, and other stakeholders in international trade are encouraged to attend.

Presentation topics include: international trade trends, global registrations, pesticide residue monitoring, MRL strategies for growers, updates for international residue standards, global MRL challenges, inadvertent issues and panel discussions. Tamika Sims, with the International Food Information Council will kick off the Workshop discussing “Consumer Food Concerns.” Julie Callahan from the US Trade Representative will discuss “Recent Developments on Trade-Related MRL Issues.”  International presenters from the European Union, Korea, and Canada will report on the latest MRL requirements for these major trade destinations.

The conference will be held at Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf, 555 North Point Street in San Francisco. On-line pre-registration is required by May 18. Meeting details, hotel information, and an updated agenda are available on the CSCC website. The early registration fee is $425 by March 31 and $475 after that date.

June 27, 2016
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The California Specialty Crops Council (CSCC) published the presentations from this year's MRL Harmonization Workshop, held June 1-2 in San Francisco, California.
 
The workshop facilitated discussions between stakeholders interested in MRL-related issues and the trade of agricultural products. Presentation topics included international trade trends, global registrations, pesticide residue monitoring, MRL strategies for growers, updates for international residue standards, global MRL challenges, and research reports regarding the impacts of residues. 
 
International presenters from the European Union, Korea, Chile, Brazil, India, and Canada reported on the latest MRL requirements for these major trade destinations. A Codex update was also provided by the U.S. EPA.
March 10, 2016
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The California Specialty Crops Council (CSCC) will hold its eleventh annual MRL Harmonization Workshop June 1-2 in San Francisco. The interactive seminar based on MRLs will address critically important issues for stakeholders with interests in exporting agricultural products.  Registrants, growers, packers, shippers, PCAs, regulators, trade experts, and other stakeholders in international trade are encouraged to attend.

Presentation topics include: international trade trends, global registrations, pesticide residue monitoring, MRL strategies for growers, updates for international residue standards, global MRL challenges, and research reports regarding the impacts of residues.  International presenters from the European Union, Korea, Chile, Brazil, India and Canada will report on the latest MRL requirements for these major trade destinations. A Codex update will be presented by Mr. David Miller of the U.S. EPA's Health Effects Division.

The conference will be held at Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf, 555 North Point Street in San Francisco. On-line pre-registration is required by May 25. Meeting details, hotel information, and an updated agenda are available on the CSCC website. The registration fee is $425 by April 15 and $475 after that date.

June 16, 2015
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The California Specialty Crops Council (CSCC) published the presentations from the 2015 MRL Harmonization Workshop, held June 4-5 in San Francisco, California.

The workshop facilitated discussion between stakeholders interested in important MRL-related issues surrounding the trade of agricultural products. Presentation topics included international trade trends, global registrations, pesticide residue monitoring, MRL strategies for growers, updates for international residue standards, global MRL challenges, and research reports regarding the impacts of residues. International representatives from the European Union, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Mexico, and Canada also reported on the latest MRL requirements for these major trade destinations.

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