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.