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November 21, 2019
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On November 21, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare notified the WTO of a proposed food additive amendment.

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

November 21, 2019
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On November 21, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for hymexazol 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 November 22, 2019.

November 20, 2019
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On November 19, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for flumioxazin in hops, flumioxazin in animal commodities, and fluroxypyr-meptyl in triticale.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 21, 2019.

November 20, 2019
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On November 15, Health Canada published a proposal concerning food additives. Comments are due by January 28, 2020. 

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

 

November 20, 2019
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published JECFA 2019 October Meeting: Summary and Conclusion, recommending MRLs that will be considered at the 2020 Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCRVDF) meeting to be held May 25-29, 2020, in the United States.

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is the scientific committee that reviews veterinary drug MRL submissions to Codex and proposes new and revised MRLs for the CCRVDF to consider at its biennial meeting.

Proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGloabl Veterinary Drug MRL Database on November 21, 2019.

November 20, 2019
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On November 19, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 23, 19 November 2019. Pages 36-37 of the gazette list draft MRLs.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 9, 2019.

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November 19, 2019
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On December 18, BCI Vice President for Global Access Matt Lantz and Trade Policy Specialist Alinne Oliveira participated in the Global Hop Summit in Brussels.   The goal of the meeting was to inform members of the European Parliament and European Commission on issues affecting the long term production of hops. 

Alinne Oliveira moderated the entire event, while Matt Lantz spoke on how EU pesticide policies are impacting hop production both in Europe and around the world.   Matt also participated in several panel discussions including one with the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee. 

November 18, 2019
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On November 17, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the modification of the existing MRLs for bifenazate and boscalid.

The proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 19, 2019.

November 18, 2019
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On November 15, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for cypermethrin and flutolanil.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 19, 2019.

November 15, 2019
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On November 11, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1881 amending an MRL for diflubenzuron.

The amended MRL is currently available in the BCGlobal Veterinary Drug MRL Database.

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