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June 22, 2020
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On June 22, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published approval reports for Application A1184 regarding glucoamylase from GM Aspergillus niger  and Application A1185 regarding apha-amylase from GM Aspergillus niger as a processing aid.

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

June 3, 2020
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On June 2, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 11, 2 June 2020. Pages 27-30 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 33-36 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases on June 4, 2020.

May 14, 2020
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On May 14, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the approval report for Application 1183 on the enzymatic production of Rebaudioside E from stevia leaf extract.

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.

May 14, 2020
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On May 14, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the following Proposal M1017 – Maximum Residue Limits (2019) 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. The proposed MRLs are available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.
April 7, 2020
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On April 7, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 7, 7 April 2020. Pages 21-23 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 28-31 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases on April 8, 2020.

March 10, 2020
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On March 10, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 5, 10 March 2020. Pages 37-38 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 43 lists amendments to MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases on March 11, 2020.

February 28, 2020
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On February 26, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Amendment No. 191 amending the MRL for imazapyr in barley.

The amended MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 29, 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 14, 2020
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On January 14, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 1, 14 January 2020. Pages 30-33 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 38-41 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides and vet drugs in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases on January 15, 2020.

December 23, 2019
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On December 20, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published the following Application A1181 – Maximum residue limits for Imazapyr in Barley Grain 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. The proposed MRL is available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

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