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May 29, 2019
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On May 29, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for fosetyl/phosphonic acid for potatoes and wheat.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion are now available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

May 28, 2019
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On May 24, the U.S. EPA established new tolerances for residues of fluensulfone.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by July 23, 2019. Amended MRLs are available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

May 23, 2019
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On May 22, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published an evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for bentazone. 

Proposed MRLs from this evaluation have been entered in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and can be viewed as of May 23, 2019.

May 23, 2019
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On May 22, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published an amendment, in Portuguese, on food additives. The amendment is effective from May 22, 2019.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database, which includes Brazil's food additive regulations, will be updated upon translation and analysis of the amendment. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.

May 22, 2019
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On May 22, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for clethodim 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 May 23, 2019.

May 21, 2019
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On May 21, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 10, 21 May 2019. Pages 22-23 of the gazette list proposed MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal MRL Databases on May 22, 2019.

May 20, 2019
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On May 20, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/800 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/801 amending its food additive regulations. The amendments will apply from June 9, 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 amendments. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

May 20, 2019
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On May 20, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Macau
 

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 Databases for veterinary drugs currently display relevant established and proposed information for Macau.

May 17, 2019
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On May 2, 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 May 2, 2019. 


The BCGlobal 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. 

May 16, 2019
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On May 16, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the following Proposal M1016 – Maximum Residue Limits (2018) documents:

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) has been notified of FSANZ's decision and, if the Forum does not issue a request for review, the MRLs will go into effect upon gazettal. Relevant proposed MRLs are available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

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