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January 21, 2020

Canada Proposes MRLs for Tetraniliprole

Global MRL News January 21, 2020

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On January 20, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for tetraniliprole in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by April 4, 2020. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 22, 2020.

January 16, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes Fenhexamid MRLs

Global MRL News January 16, 2020

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On January 16, the U.S. EPA established a tolerance for residues of fenhexamid in or on various commodities. 

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by March 16, 2020. The established MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 17, 2020.

January 16, 2020

Canada Establishes MRLs

Global MRL News January 16, 2020

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On January 16, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for ethylene oxide and ethylene chlorohydrin. 

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 17, 2020. 

January 16, 2020

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Fluxapyroxad and Thiencarbazone-methyl

Global MRL News January 16, 2020

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On January 16, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for fluxapyroxad and thiencarbazone-methyl according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 17, 2020.

January 16, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 16, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the European Union and Mexico

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the European Union and Mexico. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the European Union and Mexico. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the European Union and Mexico. 

January 14, 2020

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 1, Proposes and Amends MRLs

Global MRL News 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.

January 14, 2020

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

Global MRL News January 14, 2020

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On January 14, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2020-3 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous pesticide MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 15, 2020.

January 9, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Canada

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 9, 2020

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On January 8, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Canada.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently display relevant established and proposed MRLs for Canada.

January 8, 2020

Brazil Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News January 8, 2020

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On January 8, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monographs for chrysoperla-externa, sophora flavescens, bifenthrin, acetamiprid, methidathion, abamectin, trifloxystrobin, kresoxim-methyl, pyraflufen-ethyl, flupyradifurone, flumioxazin, indoxacarb, and tebuconazole (links in Portuguese).

Comments are due by March 8, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 9, 2020. 

January 7, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 7, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Japan, Egypt, Jordan, and Barbados.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Japan, Egypt, Jordan, and Barbados. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Japan.

January 6, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 6, 2020

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Recently, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the Dominican Republic and China

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the Dominican Republic and China. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Dominican Republic and China. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Dominican Republic and China.

January 2, 2020

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

Global MRL News January 2, 2020

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On December 30, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2019-150 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous pesticide MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on January 3, 2020. 

January 2, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Chile

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 2, 2020

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On December 2, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Chile.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently display relevant established and proposed MRLs for Chile.

 

December 31, 2019

Brazil Publishes Veterinary Drug Regulation

Global MRL News December 31, 2019

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On December 26, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a regulation, in Portuguese, amending MRLs for veterinary drugs. 

The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database will be updated following translation and analysis of the regulation.

December 31, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Taiwan

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 31, 2019

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On December 30, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Taiwan.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently display relevant established and proposed MRLs for Taiwan.

December 31, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Thailand

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 31, 2019

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On December 31, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Thailand.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently display relevant established and proposed MRLs for Thailand.

December 30, 2019

Korea Publishes MRL Proposals

Global MRL News December 30, 2019

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On December 30, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice 2019-594 and Notice 2019-595 (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.

December 30, 2019

Brazil Revises Pesticide Monographs

Global MRL News December 30, 2019

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On December 30, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments to the monographs for mancozeb, cyproconazole, and gibberellic acid (links in Portuguese). 

Updated MRLs from these amendments will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 31, 2019. 

December 27, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 27, 2019

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Guatemala, Jamaica, El Salvador, the Czech Republic, Tunisia, Israel, and Pakistan

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 Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Guatemala, Jamaica, El Salvador, the Czech Republic, Tunisia, Israel, and Pakistan. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Guatemala, El Salvador, and the Czech Republic.

December 23, 2019

New Zealand Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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On December 12, New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries published Proposals to amend the New Zealand (Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds) Food Notice - December 2019. The proposal includes draft pesticide and veterinary drug MRLs.

Comments on these proposed MRLs must be received by February 11, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide and Vet Drug MRL Databases by December 24, 2019.

December 23, 2019

U.S. Establishes Emamectin Import Tolerance

Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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Recently, the U.S. FDA established an import tolerance for emamectin benzoate on salmonids.

This MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on December 24, 2019.

December 23, 2019

U.S. EPA Establishes Section 18 Tolerance

Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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On December 23, the U.S. EPA established a Section 18 tolerance for residues of fenpropathrin in fuzzy kiwifruit.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by February 21, 2020. The established MRL will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 24, 2019.

December 23, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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On December 23, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Haiti

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including the Central American Customs Union. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Haiti and the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Nicaragua.

December 23, 2019

FSANZ Publishes Approval Report for Application A1181

Global MRL News 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.

December 23, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News December 23, 2019

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On December 19, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for chlorfenapyr, clopyralid, malathion, and prometryn in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by March 3, 2020. Proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 24, 2019. 

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