United States EPA Establishes New Pesticide Tolerance Levels

Posted by Martina Abodi on May 11, 2019

On May 1 and 8, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the United States published new entries on the Federal Register regarding pesticide tolerances:

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

European Union (EU) Proposal to Cooperation and Customs Union Provisions on Organic Products Trades with the Republic of San Marino

Posted by Dusan Ristic on May 8, 2019

On May 3, 2019, the European Commission released the “ANNEX to Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken by the European Union in the Cooperation Committee established by the Agreement on Cooperation and Customs Union between the European Economic Community and the Republic of San Marino with regard to applicable provisions on organic production and labelling of organic products, and arrangements for imports of organic products.“

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Topics: European Union, Trade

India Proposes Amendments to Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2019

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on May 7, 2019

On May 3 and 5, 2019, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published new drafts to amend the Food Safety and Standards Regulations:

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Topics: Product Standards, India

Viet Nam Amends Labeling Rules on Food Commodities

Posted by Annie He on May 3, 2019

On April 29, 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, of Vietnam published the circular “Draft circular guiding Decree No. 43/2017/ND-CP Apr. 14, 2017 of the government on commodity labels.“

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Topics: Vietnam, Food Labeling

GCC Publishes new Draft Standards on Dairy Food Products

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on May 2, 2019

On April 29, 2019, the Gulf Standardization Organization published new draft standards circulated for comments:

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Topics: Product Standards, GCC

United States FDA Publishes Draft Guidance on Recommendations to Voluntary Recalls

Posted by Martina Abodi on Apr 26, 2019

On April 24, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States released the draft guidance titled Initiation of Voluntary Recalls Under 21 CFR Part 7, Subpart C.

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Topics: United States, Food Safety

Korea Amends the Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 25, 2019

On April 23, 2019, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) of Korea proposed the amendment No. 16401 to the “Special Act On Imported Food Safety Management.”

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Topics: Labelling, South Korea

European Union (EU) Latest Recalls Affecting Multiple Food Commodities

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Apr 24, 2019

On April 23, 2019, the European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) released multiple food alerts on various food commodities:

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FDA Protects Consumers Against Unlawful Ingredients in Dietary Supplements

Posted by Martina Abodi on Apr 18, 2019

On April 16, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the launch of a new tool against unsafe and inappropriately labeled dietary supplement products.

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Topics: United States, Food Safety, Labelling

Korea Proposes New Rules on Food Labelling Standards

Posted by Irene Piao on Apr 17, 2019

On April 11 and 15, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) proposed multiple drafts on food labelling rules to adopt:

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Topics: Korea, Food Labeling

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