EU: Pesticides limits in human food

Posted by Daniela Milani on Jun 27, 2017

Bitertanol, chlormequat and tebufenpyrad residues

The European Union published the Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/693 of April 7, 2017 amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bitertanol, chlormequat and tebufenpyrad in or on certain products.

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, MRLs

EU: New limits for food additives: E249-250; E 338-452, E 943a, E 943b and E 338-452

Posted by Daniela Milani on Jun 27, 2017

Nitrites (E 249-250) in ‘golonka peklowana

The European Union published the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/839 of May 17, 2017 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of nitrites (E 249-250) in ‘golonka peklowana’.

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Topics: European Union

Organic products from Chile coming into Europe

Posted by Ofelia Medina on May 15, 2017

Organic products standards between Europe and Chile are aligned; it was confirmed on April 27, 2017 with the closure of the trade agreement signed by the Chilean Agriculture Minister and the European Ministers of Agriculture and Fishery.

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Topics: European Union, Chile, Trade, Organic Products

EU: Pesticide Limits in Human Food

Posted by Daniela Milani on May 9, 2017

Acequinocyl, amitraz, coumaphos, diflufenican, flumequine, metribuzin, permethrin, pyraclostrobin and streptomycin residues

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, MRLs, Residues in food

EU: Fluralaner and its Maximum Residue Limits

Posted by Daniela Milani on Apr 8, 2017

Fluralaner and its maximum residue limits

The European Union published the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/201 of 6 February 2017 amending Regulation (EU) No 37/2010 to classify the substance fluralaner as regards its maximum residue limit.
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Topics: European Union, Veterinary Drugs

EU: Pesticides Limits in Human Food

Posted by Daniela Milani on Apr 7, 2017

 

Bifenthrin, carbetamide, cinidon-ethyl, fenpropimorph and triflusulfuron residues

The European Union published the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/170 of 30 January 2017 amending Annexes II, III and to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bifenthrin, carbetamide, cinidon-ethyl, fenpropimorph and triflusulfuron in or on certain products.

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, MRLs

EU: Steviol Glycosides as Sweetener in Energy-Reduced Confectionery Products

Posted by Daniela Milani on Apr 6, 2017

The European Union published the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/335 of 27 February 2017 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of steviol glycosides (E 960) as a sweetener in certain energy-reduced confectionery products.

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

CETA: How the New Trade Deal will Affect EU GI products?

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Feb 13, 2017

The EU - Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a new trade agreement that is expected to facilitate exchange of goods and services between these two countries. The EU and Canada have signed the Agreement on October 30, 2016. However, before the agreement enters into force, it needs to be approved by the EU Parliament and then ratified by each of the EU Member States.

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Topics: European Union, Canada, CETA

Pesticides in the EU – How Safe is Our Food?

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Nov 28, 2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published on October 26, 2016 its annual report regarding the monitoring of the pesticides residues in food.

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Topics: European Union, EFSA, Pesticides, MRLs

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