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February 3, 2020
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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Brazil and Peru. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia.

February 3, 2020
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Recently, Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) published an amendment to Annex I of its food additive regulations. It is effective from November 19, 2019. 

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

February 3, 2020
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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently announced proposed MRL changes for several active ingredients. 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 on February 4, 2020.

January 31, 2020
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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Australia and Vietnam.

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Australia and Vietnam. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Australia and Vietnam. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Australia and Vietnam. 

January 29, 2020
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On January 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a final rule revoking all tolerances for residues of piperazine. MRL changes from this amendment are effective February 3, 2020.

MRLs from this amendment will display in the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

January 29, 2020
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On January 23, Malaysia's Ministry of Health published a draft MRL amendment to their Food Regulations 1985.

Comments are due February 23, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

January 29, 2020
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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published a reasoned opinion on the evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review and modification of existing MRLs for abamectin in various commodities. In addition, EFSA published a reasoned opinion on the review of existing MRLs for spirotetramat according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

January 28, 2020
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On January 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for imazamox. Additionally, EFSA published reasoned opinions on the review of the existing MRLs for ametoctradincycloxydimmetamitron, and proquinazid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

January 27, 2020
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Luke Moderhack joined BCI’s Seattle office in November 2019 as an analyst on the Research and Information Services team.

Luke conducts technical research regarding the many regulatory requirements that must be met by food and agricultural exports, including certification and documentation requirements, product and facility registration processes, consumer labeling requirements, food contact materials, and ever-shifting tariff schedules. His research contributes to ad hoc regulatory analyses and to the development and maintenance of customized trade regulation databases that ensure our clients’ regulatory compliance teams have clear and accurate information at their fingertips.

Prior to joining BCI, Luke conducted research and analysis for the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), a Washington, DC-based industry association supporting private capital investment in emerging markets, where he rose to the position of Research Manager. At EMPEA, Luke developed rigorous data sets, which were cited by publications including the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times; managed the association’s quarterly research publication, redesigning it to strengthen its relevance for investors; produced impactful data-driven market research reports for Latin America and Eastern Europe; presented research, and moderated investor panels.

Luke graduated from Northwestern University with a BA with Honors in History and a minor in its Business Institutions Program. As an undergraduate, he conducted archival research and studied German in Saarbrücken and Munich, Germany.

January 27, 2020
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On January 27, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on the safety of use of oat lecithin as a food additive. 

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.

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