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July 10, 2019
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On July 9, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Morocco
 

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.
 

The BCGlobal MRL Database for pesticides currently display relevant established and proposed information for Morocco.

July 8, 2019
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On July 3, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2019-57 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including several pesticide MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will be entered in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by July 11, 2019.

July 8, 2019
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On July 2, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a draft amendment proposing extensive changes to their veterinary drug regulation (link in Portuguese).

Comments on this proposal are due by September 2, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database in the coming weeks.

July 8, 2019
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On June 27, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0627 No. 1 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes have been made to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

July 1, 2019
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On June 28, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by July 29, 2019. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 2, 2019.

July 1, 2019
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The U.S. EPA recently established tolerances for residues of ethiprolefluopyram, mefentrifluconazole, and valifenalate in various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by August 27,2019 (ethiprole, mefentrifluconazole) and August 30, 2019 (fluopyram, valifenalate). The newly established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 2, 2019.

June 26, 2019
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On June 14, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for amisulbrom, cyenopyrafen, cymoxanil, zoxamide, furametpyr, fluazinam, and gentamicin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by June 27, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database.

June 26, 2019
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Recently, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing monograph changes for prohexadione-calcium, quizalofop-P-ethyl, teflubenzuron, flupyradifurone, and alpha-cypermethrin (links in Portuguese).

Comments on prohexadione-calcium must be received by August 19, 2019. Comments on quizalofop-P-ethyl, teflubenzuron, flupyradifurone, and alpha-cypermethrin must be received by August 26, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on June 27, 2019.

June 25, 2019
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On June 18, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published an updated version of its Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on June 26, 2019.

June 25, 2019
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On June 21, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1015 amending MRLs for aminopyralid, captan, cyazofamid, flutianil, kresoxim-methyl, lambda-cyhalothrin, mandipropamid, pyraclostrobin, spiromesifen, spirotetramat, teflubenzuron, and tetraconazole in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs will go into effect on July 11, 2019. Relevant pending MRL changes will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database starting June 26, 2019.

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