On October 9 and 11, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) has issued the following publications on food hygiene and safety:
- Partial revision of "Partial Amendment Of Analytical Methods For Substances That Are Ingredients Of Pesticides, Feed Additives Or Veterinary Drugs Remaining In Food (MHLW No. 1009 No. 1 of 2019).", which amends "Examination Method of Chemicals as Components of Residual Pesticides, Feed Additives or Animal Drugs in Foods, no.0124001, 2005" published on January 23, 2005.
- New draft reports on the agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines subcommittee: permethrin (pesticide and veterinary drug), iminokazine (agricultural chemicals), tifluzamide (agricultural chemicals), bench avari carbuisopropyl (agricultural chemicals), methyltetraprolol (pesticide).