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December 6, 2016

On December 5, Taiwan notified the WTO of a draft Standards for Veterinary Drug Residue Limits in Foods, proposing amendments to MRLs for altrenogest, buserelin, dinoprost, etiproston, flumequine, oxibendazole, and oxytocin.

Comments are due by February 3, 2017.

Established veterinary drug MRLs appear in the veterinary drug section of the Global MRL Database. Please note that we are currently upgrading this section of the Global MRL Database to improve both its design and ease of use. Once this upgrade is completed, users will also be able to subscribe to additional data and features not currently available.

August 26, 2016

On August 26, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of MRLs for amitraz, coumaphos, flumequine, oxytetracycline, permethrin, and streptomycin in certain products of animal origin.

Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 27, 2016.

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