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July 15, 2019
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On July 15, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Tunisia

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

The BCGlobal MRL Database for pesticides currently display relevant established and proposed information for Tunisia.

July 12, 2019
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On July 8, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) posted Notice 2019-335 and Notice 2019-336 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database next week.

July 12, 2019
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On July 11, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1176 amending MRLs for 2,5-dichlorobenzoic acid methylester, mandipropamid and profoxydim in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs will be effective from January 31, 2020. Relevant pending MRL changes have been made in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

July 11, 2019
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On July 11, Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of a draft standard for pesticide residue limits in foods, proposing MRLs for multiple active ingredients on various commodities.

Comments must be submitted by September 9, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs can be viewed in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database starting July 12, 2019.
 

July 10, 2019
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On July 2, Morocco notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for imported tea.

Comments must be received by August 31, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 11, 2019.

July 10, 2019
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On July 9, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Morocco
 

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

The BCGlobal MRL Database for pesticides currently display relevant established and proposed information for Morocco.

July 8, 2019
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On July 3, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2019-57 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including several pesticide MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will be entered in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by July 11, 2019.

July 8, 2019
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On July 2, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a draft amendment proposing extensive changes to their veterinary drug regulation (link in Portuguese).

Comments on this proposal are due by September 2, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database in the coming weeks.

July 8, 2019
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On June 27, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0627 No. 1 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes have been made to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

July 1, 2019
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On June 28, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by July 29, 2019. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 2, 2019.

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