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December 7, 2018

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for the Czech Republic

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 7, 2018

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On December 7, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for the Czech Republic

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Czech Republic.

December 6, 2018

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News December 6, 2018

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On November 29, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for isopyrazam, etofenprox, fenpyroximate, mandestrobin, flumequine, mono- and bis- (trimethylammoniummethylene chloride)-alkyltoluene, and butylated hydroxyanisole. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by December 13, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on December 7, 2018.

December 5, 2018

New Zealand Amends MRLs

Global MRL News December 5, 2018

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On December 5, New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) published Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, which is a consolidated MRL standard that includes amendments proposed in September 2018.

The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on December 6, 2018.

December 5, 2018

U.S. EPA Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News December 5, 2018

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The U.S. EPA recently established tolerances for residues of oxytetracyclinebixafen, clomazone, bifenthrin, and dinotefuran in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by February 4, 2019. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on December 6, 2018.

December 5, 2018

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 24, Proposes and Amends MRLs

Global MRL News December 5, 2018

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On December 4, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 24 - 4 December 2018. Pages 24-28 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 33-34 lists amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by January 9, 2019. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on December 6, 2018.

December 3, 2018

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News December 3, 2018

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On December 3, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for bifenthrin, fenhexamid, afidopyropen, and picoxystrobin.

Individual changes can be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on December 4, 2018.

December 3, 2018

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Australia

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 3, 2018

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On November 30, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Australia.

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Australia.

November 29, 2018

Canada Proposes MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

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On November 29, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for clomazone, fenamidone, and spiromesifen in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through February 12, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 30, 2018.

November 29, 2018

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

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On November 29, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2018-98 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will appear in the Global MRL Database next week.

November 29, 2018

Korea Publishes Vet Drug MRL Proposal

Global MRL News November 29, 2018

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On November 29, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2018-488 (link in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including several veterinary drug changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database next week.

November 28, 2018

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News November 28, 2018

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Last week, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for clomazone, dodine, and flonicamid.

Individual changes can be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 29, 2018.

November 27, 2018

Canada Proposes Fluazifop-butyl and Flumioxazin MRLs

Global MRL News November 27, 2018

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On November 27, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for fluazifop-butyl and flumioxazin in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through February 10, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 28, 2018.

November 27, 2018

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News November 27, 2018

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On November 27, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for ethalfluralin and benzovindiflupyr.

Individual changes may be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 28, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Canada Proposes MRLs for Novaluron and Metaldehyde

Global MRL News November 26, 2018

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On November 22, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for novaluron and metaldehyde in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through February 5, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 27, 2018.

November 26, 2018

U.S. EPA Amends Pyrifluquinazon MRLs

Global MRL News November 26, 2018

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On November 22, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of pyrifluquinazon in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by January 25, 2019. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 27, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Brazil Proposes Pesticide Revisions

Global MRL News November 26, 2018

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On November 23, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for sulfoxaflor, thiamethoxam, and abamectin (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposed MRLs must be received by December 22, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 27, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News November 26, 2018

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Last week, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for difenoconazole, indaziflam, diquat, 2,4-D, fludioxonil, and diethofencarb.

Individual changes may be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 27, 2018.

November 21, 2018

Canada Proposes MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News November 21, 2018

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On November 21, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for acequinocyl, clethodim, and chlorothalonil in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through January 26, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 22, 2018.

November 21, 2018

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Germany

Food Additive News, Global MRL News November 21, 2018

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On November 21, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Germany.

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Germany.

November 20, 2018

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Mandipropamid

Global MRL News November 20, 2018

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On November 20, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans.

The proposed MRL from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on November 21, 2018.

November 19, 2018

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Hungary

Food Additive News, Global MRL News November 19, 2018

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On November 19, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Hungary.

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Hungary.

November 19, 2018

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

Global MRL News November 19, 2018

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On November 14, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2018-91 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will appear in the Global MRL Database later this week.

November 19, 2018

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions on Pyraclostrobin

Global MRL News November 19, 2018

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On November 19, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops and a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for pyraclostrobin in soyabean.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the Global MRL Database on November 20, 2018.

November 16, 2018

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions on Picolinafen and tau-Fluvalinate

Global MRL News November 16, 2018

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On November 16, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review of picolinafen and the review of the existing MRLs for tau-fluvalinate according to Article 12.

Relevant proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will be available in the Global MRL Database on November 17, 2018.

November 15, 2018

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Pyraclostrobin

Global MRL News November 15, 2018

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On November 15, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in rice.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on November 16, 2018.

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