Baviya Priyadharshini

Selerant Regulatory Specialist

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Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Ten Pesticides in the MRL Database

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Oct 30, 2018

October 2018: Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), released 10 new amendments for the List of Pesticides such as Fomesafen, Novaluron, Methomyl, Sethoxydim, Mandipropamid, Flubendiamide, Trifloxystrobin, Quinclorac, Rimsulfuron, and Pyroxasulfone in the Maximum Residue Limit database for some food categories.

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, limits

Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Four Pesticides in the MRL Database

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Aug 20, 2018

On August 16, 22 and 26, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released four new amendments for the List of Pesticides such as Pyrimethanil (PMRL2018-10), Abamectin (PMRL2018-11), Pydiflumetofen (PMRL2018-15) and Fludioxonil (PMRL2018-16) in the Maximum Residue Limit database for some food categories.

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Topics: Pesticides, MRLs, Health Canada

Singapore Introduces a New Food Agency

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jul 27, 2018

On July 26, 2018, Singapore introduced a new agency called “Singapore Food Agency (SFA),“ which will act under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) to take care of food security and safety.

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Topics: Singapore, Food Safety

CFIA Releases New “Safe Food for Canadians Regulations”

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jun 21, 2018

On June 13, 2018, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR). It consolidates 14 regulations into one in order to ease the burden on businesses.

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Topics: CFIA, Canada, Food Safety, Traceability

Health Canada Adds Two New Gums in the Permitted List of Food Additives

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on May 16, 2018

On May 8 and 14, Health Canada released two new amendments for the List of Permitted Emulsifying, Gelling, Stabilizing or Thickening Agents.

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Topics: Food Additives, gums, stabilizing agent, thickener, emulsifier, Health Canada

Consultation on Labeling and Advertising for Infant Formula

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Nov 2, 2017

On May 10, 2017, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) released an inquiry result to understand the reasons for the significant increase in the prices of formula milk in Singapore in recent years.

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Topics: Infant Formula, Health Claims, Singapore, breast milk

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