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October 16, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes Methyl Bromide MRLs

Global MRL News October 16, 2020

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On October 16, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of methyl bromide in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before December 15, 2020. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 17, 2020.

October 15, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News October 15, 2020

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

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 display relevant established and proposed MRLs for the European Union. 

October 15, 2020

Brazil Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News October 15, 2020

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On October 14, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monograph for imidacloprid and establish a monograph for isofetamid

Comments are due by December 12, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 16, 2020.

October 15, 2020

Japan Proposes MRLs for Cypermethrin

Global MRL News October 15, 2020

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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently announced proposed MRL changes for cypermethrin

Relevant MRL changes will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug Database by October 16, 2020.

October 14, 2020

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Quinmerac

Global MRL News October 14, 2020

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On October 13, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for quinmerac.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 15, 2020.

October 12, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report

Food Additive News, Global MRL News October 12, 2020

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

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

October 9, 2020

New Zealand Amends MRLs

Global MRL News October 9, 2020

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On October 9, 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 October 13, 2020.

October 8, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs for Afidopyropen and Kasugamycin

Global MRL News October 8, 2020

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On October 8, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of afidopyropen and kasugamycin in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before December 7, 2020. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 9, 2020.

October 8, 2020

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Pyroxsulam

Global MRL News October 8, 2020

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On October 8, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for pyroxsulam.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 9, 2020.

October 8, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News October 8, 2020

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

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide, including Japan and 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 Japan and Honduras. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database also currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for  Japan and Honduras.

October 7, 2020

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News October 7, 2020

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On September 30, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for active ingredients.

Comments must be received by October 30, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs are available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database from October 7, 2020.

October 5, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News October 5, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Ethiopia and El Salvador

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 El Salvador. The BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database also currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for El Salvador.

October 5, 2020

Canada Establishes Azoxystrobin MRLs

Global MRL News October 5, 2020

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On October 5, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for azoxystrobin.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 6, 2020.

October 2, 2020

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News October 2, 2020

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On October 2, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for trinexapac-ethyl.

Comments are due by December 16, 2020. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on October 3, 2020.

October 1, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News October 1, 2020

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Recently, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for Mozambique, Guatemala, and South Africa.

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 and South Africa. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

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

September 30, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Angola

Global MRL News September 30, 2020

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On September 25, the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Angola.

The BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Angola.

September 30, 2020

Korea Publishes MRL Proposal

Global MRL News September 30, 2020

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On September 28, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice 2020-427 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on October 1, 2020. 

September 28, 2020

Canada Establishes MRLs

Global MRL News September 28, 2020

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On September 28, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for inpyrfluxam.

Relevant amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020

Japan Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 28, 2020

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On September 14, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0914 No. 1 affecting several active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions on Chlorothalonil and Penthiopyrad

Global MRL News September 28, 2020

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On September 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions for chlorothalonil and penthiopyard.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 29, 2020.

September 28, 2020

Brazil Revises Pesticide Monographs

Global MRL News September 28, 2020

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On September 28, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments to the monographs for beta-cyfluthrinpropiconazolebacillus subtiliscarfentrazone-ethyldiquat dibromidecyproconazoleprocymidonespiromesifenaviglycine hydrochloride,  bifenthrin,  fluazifop-P-butyl, tetraconazolefenpyrazaminefludioxonilacephatecyantraniliprolethiophanate-methyl and saflufenacil (links in Portuguese).

Relevant MRLs from these amendments will be added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database in the coming week.

September 25, 2020

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs for Saflufenacil

Global MRL News September 25, 2020

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On September 25, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of saflufenacil in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before November 24, 2020. Relevant MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 26, 2020.

September 24, 2020

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Canada

Food Additive News, Global MRL News September 24, 2020

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On September 23, 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.

September 23, 2020

Brazil Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News September 23, 2020

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On September 23, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monographs for chlorantraniliprole, lufenuron, chlorfluazuron, tolfenpyrad, metiram, fluroxypyr-meptyl, terbuthylazine, azoxystrobin, clethodim, mancozeb, pyraclostrobin, fluxapyroxad, and lambda-cyhalothrin (links in Portuguese). 

Comments are due by November 21, 2020. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 24, 2020.

September 23, 2020

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News September 23, 2020

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On September 22, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for oxathiapiprolin.

Comments are due by December 6, 2020. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 24, 2020.

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