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November 26, 2019
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Recently, the European Union circulated a statement on titanium dioxide made to the WTO Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). 

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

November 25, 2019
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Recently, Denmark's Høringsportalen posted a draft MRL amendment under consideration by the European Union's Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed. The draft amendment, SANTE/12380/2019, includes proposed MRLs for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.  

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

November 25, 2019
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On November 25, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of clothianidin and cyflumetofen in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by January 24, 2020. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 26, 2019. 

November 25, 2019
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On November 13, The Thai Ministry of Public Health published a regulation (in Thai) regarding processing aid regulations. 

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Thailand's food additive regulation in English, has been updated to reflect all relevant changes. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

November 22, 2019
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On November 21, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for pethoxamid in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by February 4, 2020. Proposed MRLs are currently available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

November 22, 2019
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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently announced proposed MRL changes for iminoctadine, thifluzamide, benthiavalicarb-isopropyl, methyltetraprole, and permethrin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on November 23, 2019.

November 21, 2019
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On November 21, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare notified the WTO of a proposed food additive amendment.

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

November 21, 2019
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On November 21, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for hymexazol 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 November 22, 2019.

November 20, 2019
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On November 19, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for flumioxazin in hops, flumioxazin in animal commodities, and fluroxypyr-meptyl in triticale.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 21, 2019.

November 20, 2019
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On November 15, Health Canada published a proposal concerning food additives. Comments are due by January 28, 2020. 

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

 

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