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September 17, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Benzovindiflupyr

Global MRL News September 17, 2021

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On September 17, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing maximum residue levels for benzovindiflupyr in fresh herbs and edible flowers.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 18, 2021.

September 14, 2021

EU Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News September 14, 2021

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The European Union recently published the following draft regulations proposing to amend MRLs for several active ingredients: 

Relevant proposed MRL changes from these draft regulations will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by September 17, 2021.
September 14, 2021

EEA Publishes Multiple MRL Updates

Global MRL News September 14, 2021

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The European Economic Area (EEA) recently updated its agreement on veterinary and phytosanitary matters, including updates to EU MRL Regulation (EC) No 396/2005. EU MRL amendments apply to Norway, Iceland, and Lichtenstein once accepted to the EEA.

The following EU amendments are now applicable:

Relevant changes for Norway and Iceland will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 15, 2021.

 

September 13, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Proquinazid

Global MRL News September 13, 2021

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On September 13, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion for proquinazid

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 14, 2021.

September 9, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Acetamiprid

Global MRL News September 9, 2021

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On September 7, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion for acetamiprid

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 10, 2021.

September 9, 2021

Brazil Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News September 9, 2021

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Recently, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a draft amendment proposing to create a monograph for halauxifen-methyl (link in Portuguese). 

Comments are due by October 7, 2021. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 10, 2021. 

September 8, 2021

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 18, Proposes and Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 8, 2021

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On September 7, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 18, 7 September 2021. Pages 20-22 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 27-30 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 9, 2021.

September 8, 2021

New Zealand Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 8, 2021

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On September 7, New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) published Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, amending MRLs for several active ingredients.

The amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 9, 2021.

September 8, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Penthiopyrad

Global MRL News September 8, 2021

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On September 2, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion for penthiopyrad

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 9, 2021.

September 1, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions on Cyflufenamid and Emamectin

Global MRL News September 1, 2021

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On August 30, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions for cyflufenamid and emamectin

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 2, 2021.

August 31, 2021

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs

Global MRL News August 31, 2021

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Recently, the U.S. EPA established MRLs for thiabendazole and acequinocyl.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before October 29, 2021 for thiabendazole and by November 1, 2021 for acequinocyl. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 1, 2021.

August 31, 2021

Japan Amends MRLs

Global MRL News August 31, 2021

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On August 31, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0831 No. 1 affecting several active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug Database in the coming week.

August 31, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Cyflumetofen

Global MRL News August 31, 2021

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On August 27, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion for cyflumetofen

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 1, 2021.

August 30, 2021

U.S. EPA Revokes Chlorpyrifos MRLs

Global MRL News August 30, 2021

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On August 30, the U.S. EPA  published an amendment revoking all chlorpyrifos MRLs.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before October 29, 2021. Relevant Pending MRL revocations will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 31, 2021.

August 30, 2021

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News August 30, 2021

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On August 24, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by September 23, 2021. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 31, 2021.

August 30, 2021

China Publishes Draft MRLs for Numerous Pesticides

Global MRL News August 30, 2021

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Recently, China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs initiated a public consultation on Draft National Food Safety Standard on MRLs for 64 Pesticides in Food and Draft National Food Safety Standard on MRLs for 26 Pesticides in Food (links in Chinese), draft MRL amendments to its National Food Safety Standards in Food. 

Comments are due by September 5, 2021. Relevant proposed MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

August 30, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Fosetyl

Global MRL News August 30, 2021

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On August 23, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion for fosetyl

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 31, 2021.

August 27, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Azoxystrobin

Global MRL News August 27, 2021

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On August 27, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of import tolerances for azoxystrobin in mangoes and oil palm fruits.

Proposed MRLs from the reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 28, 2021.

August 26, 2021

Australia Amends MRLs

Global MRL News August 26, 2021

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On August 26, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published Amendment No. 202, varying Australia's Schedule 20 to include MRLs from Proposal M1018 – Maximum Residue Limits (2020).

Amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 27, 2021.

August 24, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion

Global MRL News August 24, 2021

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On August 24, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the toxicological properties and MRLs for benzimidazole substances carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl.

Proposed MRLs from the reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 25, 2021.

August 19, 2021

Argentina Amends MRLs

Global MRL News August 19, 2021

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Argentina’s National Agri-Food Quality Service (SENASA) recently published amendments for chlorpyrifos and fipronil, lowering MRLs to the limit of determination for all agricultural products and by-products (links in Spanish). 

Amended MRLs have a future effective date. Relevant Pending MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 20, 2021.

August 19, 2021

U.S. EPA Establishes MRL for Fluensulfone

Global MRL News August 19, 2021

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On August 18, the U.S. EPA established an MRL for fluensulfone on soybean, seed.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before October 18, 2021. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 20, 2021.

August 18, 2021

Taiwan Amends MRLs

Global MRL News August 18, 2021

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On August 18, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published an updated version of its Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 19, 2021. 

August 16, 2021

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 16, 2021

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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently proposed MRL changes for flutianil. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Relevant Proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 17, 2021.

August 13, 2021

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs

Global MRL News August 13, 2021

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On August 13, the U.S. EPA established MRLs for boscalid and emamectin benzoate.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before October 12, 2021. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 14, 2021.

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