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April 9, 2020
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On April 8, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Food Additives

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

April 8, 2020
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On April 1, the U.S. FDA published a final rule amending numerous veterinary drug MRLs.

Relevant MRL changes from this amendment will appear in the BCGlobal Vet Drug Database on April 9, 2020.

April 8, 2020
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On April 8, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monographs for thiamethoxam, florpyrauxifen-benzyl, picoxystrobin, and deltamethrin (links in Portuguese).

Comments are due by June 6, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on April 9, 2020

April 7, 2020
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On April 7, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 7, 7 April 2020. Pages 21-23 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 28-31 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases on April 8, 2020.

April 7, 2020
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Thomas joined BCI in March 2020 as a Financial and Grant Management Assistant on the firm’s Market Development team. Prior to joining BCI, Thomas worked in the local farm-to-fork restaurant industry and at a busy office solutions company in its contract administration department.


Thomas is a native of Sacramento, and graduated with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies with emphasis in African culture and history. He spent a semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy where he completed courses in the Italian Language and Italian Renaissance history and culture. Thomas has travelled to over 25 countries and enjoys learning about different cultures. He has a passion for global current events and California agriculture.

 

April 7, 2020
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On April 7, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) notified the WTO of a proposed food additive amendment. Comments are due by June 5, 2020. 

Singapore's food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 2, 2020
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On March 31, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0331 No. 1 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes should appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug Database on April 8, 2020.

April 2, 2020
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On April 1, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monographs for imazethapyr, deltamethrin, abamectin, boscalid, baculovirus spodoptera frugiperda, picloram, pendimethalin, thiamethoxam, lufenuron, paclobutrazolepyroxasulfone, aviglycine, butralin, disulfoton, flufenpyr, ioxynil octanoate, tetradifon, and phenothiol. (links in Portuguese).

Comments are due by May 30, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on April 3, 2020.

April 2, 2020
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On April 1, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a proposed food additive amendment. The draft amendment is available in Portuguese. Comments are due by May 22, 2020.

Brazil's food additive regulations are included, in English, in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 1, 2020
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On January 21, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Enzymes

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

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