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September 30, 2020
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On September 29, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration adopted an amendment (in Chinese) to the Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives. The amendment was notified to the WTO (G/SPS/N/TPKM/504/Add.1 and G/SPS/N/TPKM/487/Add.1) on October 5. The amendment is effective January 1, 2023.

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.

September 30, 2020
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On September 28, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice 2020-427 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on October 1, 2020. 

September 28, 2020
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On September 28, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for inpyrfluxam.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020
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On September 14, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0914 No. 1 affecting several active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020
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On September 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions for chlorothalonil and penthiopyard.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020
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On September 28, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments to the monographs for beta-cyfluthrinpropiconazolebacillus subtiliscarfentrazone-ethyldiquat dibromidecyproconazoleprocymidonespiromesifenaviglycine hydrochloride,  bifenthrin,  fluazifop-P-butyl, tetraconazolefenpyrazaminefludioxonilacephatecyantraniliprolethiophanate-methyl and saflufenacil (links in Portuguese).

Relevant MRLs from these amendments will be added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database in the coming week.

September 25, 2020
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On September 25, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of saflufenacil in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before November 24, 2020. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 26, 2020.

September 25, 2020
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On September 25, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the administrative assessment report for Application A1210 on Maltogenic alpha amylase enzyme from GM Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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

September 25, 2020
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On September 25, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the approval reports for Application A1194 on Glucoamylase from GM Trichoderma reesei and Application A1195 on Alpha-amylase from GM Trichoderma reesei as processing aids.

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

September 24, 2020
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On September 23, Health Canada published an amendment to its List of Permitted Enzymes

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

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