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June 4, 2019
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On June 4, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for pyriofenone according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on June 5, 2019.

June 4, 2019
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On June 4, Taiwan notified the WTO of a proposed amendment to its food additive regulations regarding the use of nitrous oxide. Comments are due by August 3, 2019.


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

June 3, 2019
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On June 3, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRL for acibenzolar-S-methyl in hazelnuts.

The proposed MRL from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on June 4, 2019.

June 3, 2019
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On May 28, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments for florpyrauxifen-benzyl, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, metiram, methoxyfenozide, metominostrobin, etofenprox, spinetoram, fenpropimorph, fluroxypyr-meptyl, famoxadone, azoxystrobin, cymoxanil, chlorfenapyr, Cordyceps fumosorosea, difenoconazole, Purpureocillium lilacinumReynoutria sachalinensis, and tebuconazole.

Updated MRLs for metiram, methoxyfenozide, metominostrobin, etofenprox, spinetoram, fenpropimorph, fluroxypyr-meptyl, famoxadone, azoxystrobin, cymoxanil, chlorfenapyr, difenoconazole, Reynoutria sachalinensis, and tebuconazole will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on June 4, 2019. Amendments for florpyrauxifen-benzyl, Heterorhabditis bacteriophoraCordyceps fumosorosea, and Purpureocillium lilacinum will be made after their respective monographs have been posted.

May 30, 2019
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On May 30, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0530 No. 2 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on May 31, 2019.

May 30, 2019
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On May 30, the U.S. EPA established a new pyriofenone tolerance.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by July 29, 2019. The newly established MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on May 31, 2019.

May 30, 2019
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On May 29, China's National Health Commission published new food additive use levels. The announcement notifying these changes is available in Chinese.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes China's food additive regulations in English, has already been updated to reflect these changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

May 29, 2019
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On May 29, Taiwan published two proposals, in Chinese, to amend its food additive regulations and to revoke a standard for the use of nitrous oxide. 


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

May 29, 2019
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On May 29, the U.S. EPA established a new clofentezine tolerance.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by July 29, 2019. The newly established MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on May 30, 2019.

May 29, 2019
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On May 29, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/891 amending its food additive regulations. The amendment will apply from June 18, 2019.

The European Union's food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which will be updated upon the effective date of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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