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April 5, 2019
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On April 2, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) posted Notice 2019-171 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including several MRL changes.

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

April 5, 2019
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On April 4, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) extended the comment deadline regarding Application 1160 on Aspergillopepsin I from Trichoderma reesei. The new deadline is April 17, 2019. 

Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the BCGlobal Food Additive Database, though enzymes typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information. 

April 4, 2019
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On April 4, Health Canada published NOM/ADM-0131, an amendment to its List of Permitted Sweeteners.

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 4, 2019
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On April 4, Malaysia's Ministry of Health notified the WTO of a proposed amendment to its Food Regulations 1985. Comments are due by June 3, 2019. 

The Food Additive Database includes the regulations for Malaysia. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

April 3, 2019
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On April 1, Mexico's Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex VI of its food additive regulations. They are effective from April 1, 2019. 

The Food Additive Database includes the regulations for Mexico, in English, though enzymes typically fall outside the scope of the database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI

April 2, 2019
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On February 2, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published a call for submissions regarding Application A1170 on rebaudioside MD as a steviol glycoside from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  
 
Australia and New Zealand's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

April 2, 2019
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On April 2, the U.S. FDA established a tolerance for residues of lubabregon in cattle.

The new MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on April 3, 2019.

April 2, 2019
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On April 2, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of metrafenone and zoxamide in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by June 3, 2019. The amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on April 3, 2019.

April 1, 2019
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On March 29, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Myanmar and Jordan.

BCI’s 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 Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Myanmar and Jordan.

March 28, 2019
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On March 27, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published the Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Israel.

The BCGlobal MRL Databases currently display relevant established and proposed information for Israel.

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