Selerant_EU Amends Pesticide Regulation 3962005

European Parliament has adopted a new amendment to Regulation 396/2005, setting new limits for the substance lambda-cyhalothrin. Regulation (EU) 2018/960 was adopted on July 6, 2018, and it replaces all the limits set in the previous Regulation (EU) 2017/626.

The new amendment also updates notes for almost all food categories listed in the regulation. In addition, there were changes in the names of categories under PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN -TERRESTRIAL ANIMALS. Its sub-category, previously called "tissue from"  is now changed to "commodities from." Three new categories were also added:

  • Products of animal origin - fish, fish products and any other marine and freshwater food products
  • Products or part of products exclusively used for animal feed production
  • Processed food products

No limits yet are applied for these categories, only the notes stating "No MRLs are applicable until individual products have been identified and listed within this category."

Read full article here.  

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Jul 10, 2018

Food Regulatory Specialist @ Selerant

Topics: MRLs, Pesticides, Europe

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