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February 21, 2020

Philippines Adopts MRLs

Global MRL News February 21, 2020

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Recently, the Philippines' Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Standards published its Philippine National Standard for Maximum Residue Limits on Selected Imported Crops. The standard establishes MRLs for multiple active ingredients on various commodities. 

Updated MRLs from this standard will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 22, 2020. 

February 19, 2020

Taiwan Notifies WTO of Draft MRLs

Global MRL News February 19, 2020

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On February 19, 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 April 19, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs can be viewed in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database starting February 20, 2020.

February 18, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs for Multiple Pesticides

Global MRL News February 18, 2020

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On February 14, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of acetamiprid, chlorfenapyr, cyantraniliprole, difenoconazole, flutriafol, and prohexadione calcium in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by April 14, 2020. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 19, 2020.

February 18, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 18, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Spain and Belgium.

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Spain and Belgium.

February 14, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 14, 2020

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On February 14, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Indonesia

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

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

February 13, 2020

EU Amends MRLs for Prochloraz

Global MRL News February 13, 2020

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On February 13, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/192 amending MRLs for prochloraz in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs will be effective from September 4, 2020. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 14, 2020.

February 13, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Global MRL News February 13, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Kenya and Senegal.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Kenya and Senegal. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Kenya.

February 12, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 12, 2020

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On February 11, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Poland and Bangladesh

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Poland and Bangladesh. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Poland.

February 11, 2020

Canada Establishes Malathion MRLs

Global MRL News February 11, 2020

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On February 11, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for malathion. 

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 12, 2020. 

February 11, 2020

U.S. EPA Publishes Proposal To Revoke Exemption and Establish Pesticide Tolerances

Global MRL News February 11, 2020

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On February 11, the U.S. EPA published a proposal to establish pesticide tolerances and revoke the current exemption for Banda de Lupinus albus doce (BLAD). 

Comments must be received by April 13, 2020. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on February 12, 2020.

February 11, 2020

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News February 11, 2020

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On February 11, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for active ingredients.

Comments must be received by March 12, 2020. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 12, 2020.

February 10, 2020

Chile Establishes New Vet Drug Regulation

Global MRL News February 10, 2020

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On February 8, the Chilean Ministry of Health's updated veterinary drug regulation came into effect. It replaces the previous consolidation of the regulation from 2016.

Chile's updated veterinary drug regulation currently displays in the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database.

February 10, 2020

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News February 10, 2020

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On February 10, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for active ingredients.

Comments must be received by March 11, 2020. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 11, 2020.

February 10, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 10, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Myanmar, Pakistan, South Africa, and Ukraine

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Myanmar, Pakistan, and South Africa. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Myanmar and South Africa. 

February 6, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 6, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Angola, Algeria, and Hong Kong

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Angola, Algeria, and Hong Kong. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for India and Hong Kong. 

February 5, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes Time-Limited Tolerances

Global MRL News February 5, 2020

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On January 31, the U.S. EPA established a number of time-limited tolerances related to emergency exemptions for use for thiabendazole, streptomycin, bifenthrin, methoxyfenozide, and flupyradifurone. 

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by March 31, 2020. The MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

February 5, 2020

Canada Proposes MRLs for Pyriofenone and Deltamethrin

Global MRL News February 5, 2020

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On February 4, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for pyriofenone and deltamethrin in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by April 19, 2020. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 6, 2020.

February 4, 2020

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News February 4, 2020

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On February 4, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish MRLs for active ingredients.

Comments must be received by March 5, 2020. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 5, 2020.

February 4, 2020

Brazil Revises Pesticide Monographs

Global MRL News February 4, 2020

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On February 3, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments to the monographs for acetamiprid, glufosinate, fenpropathrin, mancozeb, cyantraniliprole, thifluzamide, bifenthrin, amblyseius tamatavensissulfur, and copper based compounds (links in Portuguese). 

Updated MRLs from these amendments will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on February 5, 2020. 

February 3, 2020

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions

Global MRL News February 3, 2020

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for fludioxonil. Additionally, EFSA published reasoned opinions on the review of the existing MRLs for spinetoram, terbuthylazine, and fenazaquin 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 February 4, 2020.

February 3, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 3, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia

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

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Brazil, Kazakhstan, Peru, and Russia.

February 3, 2020

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News February 3, 2020

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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently announced proposed MRL changes for several active ingredients. 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 February 4, 2020.

January 31, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News 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 29, 2020

U.S. Amends Piperazine MRLs

Global MRL News January 29, 2020

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On January 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a final rule revoking all tolerances for residues of piperazine. MRL changes from this amendment are effective February 3, 2020.

MRLs from this amendment will display in the BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

January 29, 2020

Malaysia Publishes Draft MRL Amendment

Global MRL News January 29, 2020

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On January 23, Malaysia's Ministry of Health published a draft MRL amendment to their Food Regulations 1985.

Comments are due February 23, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 30, 2020.

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