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July 17, 2019
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On July 16, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels for fluopicolide according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 18, 2019.

July 17, 2019
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On July 17, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance pyriproxyfen.

The proposed MRLs from this conclusion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 18, 2019.

July 17, 2019
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On July 11, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published the following trade advice notices containing proposed MRLs:

The proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal MRL Databases on July 18, 2019.
July 17, 2019
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On July 16, the European Union notified the WTO of an MRL proposal for dimethoate and omethoate in or on cherries.

The proposed MRLs from this document are currently displaying in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

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 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 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 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.

June 26, 2019
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On June 14, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for amisulbrom, cyenopyrafen, cymoxanil, zoxamide, furametpyr, fluazinam, and gentamicin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by June 27, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database.

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