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December 2, 2021

Taiwan Notifies WTO of Draft MRLs

Global MRL News December 2, 2021

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On December 1, Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of a draft standard for pesticide residue limits.  

Comments must be submitted by January 30, 2022. Relevant proposed MRLs can be viewed in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 3, 2021.

December 2, 2021

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News December 2, 2021

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

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, and includes the European Union.

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

December 1, 2021

Korea Publishes MRL Proposal

Global MRL News December 1, 2021

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On November 30, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Advance Notice 2021-572 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be visible in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 2, 2021.

December 1, 2021

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs for Bifenthrin

Global MRL News December 1, 2021

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On December 1, the U.S. EPA established MRLs for bifenthrin in or on multiple commodities. 

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before January 31, 2022. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 2, 2021.

December 1, 2021

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 24, Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News December 1, 2021

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On November 30, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 24, 30 November 2021. Pages 31-34 of the gazette list draft MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 2, 2021.

November 29, 2021

EFSA Publishes Opinion on Dodine

Global MRL News November 29, 2021

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On November 26, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels for dodine.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 30, 2021.

November 24, 2021

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

Global MRL News November 24, 2021

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On November 24, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2021-97 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous pesticide and veterinary drug MRL changes. MRL changes from this amendment are effective January 1, 2022.

MRL changes from this amendment will appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database in the coming weeks.

November 24, 2021

Korea Publishes MRL Proposal

Global MRL News November 24, 2021

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On November 24, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Advance Notice 2021-563 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database in the coming weeks.

November 23, 2021

Brazil Publishes Monograph for Halauxifen-methyl

Global MRL News November 23, 2021

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Recently, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a monograph for halauxifen-methyl

Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 24, 2021.

November 23, 2021

U.S. EPA Publishes Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News November 23, 2021

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On November 23, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by December 23, 2021. Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 24, 2021.

November 22, 2021

EU Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News November 22, 2021

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

SANTE/10218/2021

SANTE/10776/2021

Relevant proposed MRL changes from these draft regulations will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by November 23, 2021.

November 22, 2021

EFSA Publishes Opinion on Ametoctradin

Global MRL News November 22, 2021

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On November 22, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels for ametoctradin in honey.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 23, 2021.

November 16, 2021

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News November 16, 2021

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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 November 17, 2021.

November 16, 2021

EU Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News November 16, 2021

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

SANTE/10644/2021 

SANTE/12078/2021

SANTE/20662/2021

SANTE/11280/2021

SANTE/11282/2021

Relevant proposed MRL changes from these draft regulations will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by November 16, 2021.

November 15, 2021

Codex Publishes 2021 JMPR Meeting Summary Reports

Global MRL News November 15, 2021

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published the following summary reports for the 2021 Joint FAO/WHO meetings, recommending MRLs that will be considered at the 2022 Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) meeting (date and location TBD):

The Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) is the scientific committee that reviews MRL submissions to Codex and proposes new and revised MRLs for the CCPR to consider at its annual meeting.

Relevant proposed MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

November 15, 2021

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs for Pyriproxyfen

Global MRL News November 15, 2021

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On November 15, the U.S. EPA established MRLs for pyriproxyfen in or on multiple commodities. 

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before January 14, 2022. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 16, 2021.

November 15, 2021

Saudi Arabia Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News November 15, 2021

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Recently, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority opened a public consultation on a draft MRL standard (links in Arabic). 

Proposed MRLs from the draft standard are currently available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

November 12, 2021

Argentina Amends MRLs

Global MRL News November 12, 2021

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Argentina recently published an updated May 2021 version of its MRL list associated with Resolution 934/2010.

Relevant MRL changes from the updated MRL list will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 13, 2021. 

November 12, 2021

EEA Publishes MRL Updates

Global MRL News November 12, 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 November 13, 2021.

November 12, 2021

EAEU Proposes MRLs for Glyphosate

Global MRL News November 12, 2021

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On November 8, the Eurasian Economic Union proposed an amendment to the Uniform Sanitary and Epidemiological and Hygienic Requirements for Products (Commodities) Subject to Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision (Control) regarding MRLs for glyphosate. 

The proposed MRLs are currently available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database.

November 12, 2021

EFSA Publishes Opinion on Spirodiclofen

Global MRL News November 12, 2021

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On November 10, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels for spirodiclofen.

 

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 13, 2021.

November 11, 2021

EU Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News November 11, 2021

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

SANTE/10884/2021 Rev.1

SANTE/10942/2021 Rev.1

Relevant proposed MRL changes from these draft regulations will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database by November 12, 2021.

November 10, 2021

EFSA Publishes Opinion on Fludioxonil

Global MRL News November 10, 2021

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On November 10, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the setting of import tolerances for fludioxonil in sugar beet roots and bananas.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 11, 2021.

November 10, 2021

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Fosetyl/Phosphonic Acid in Citrus Fruits

Global MRL News November 10, 2021

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On November 10, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fosetyl/phosphonic acid in citrus fruits.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on November 11, 2021.

November 9, 2021

U.S. FDA Establishes Vet Drug MRL

Global MRL News November 9, 2021

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On November 8, the U.S. FDA published a final rule establishing a veterinary drug MRL for ketoprofen.

Relevant MRL changes from this amendment will appear in the BCGlobal Vet Drug Database on November 9, 2021.

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