Mexico Adopts New Maximum Residue Limits of Pesticides – May 2019

Posted by Ofelia Medina on May 28, 2019

On May 24, 2019, the National Health Service, Food safety and Quality of Mexico published the new “Table of Maximum Residue limits of Pesticides.“

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Topics: Mexico, Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs

European Union (EU) Releases New Food Alerts and Recalls in April 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Apr 16, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) released new food alerts and recalls.

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union, Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs

GCC Publishes a Draft Standard on Pesticide Residues Changes

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Apr 2, 2019

On April 1, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) notified the publication of the “Draft Standard FDS Maximum Limits Of Pesticide Residues In Agricultural and Food Products”  from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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Topics: Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs, GCC

Canada Adopts New Limits For Pesticides on Food Commodities

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 19, 2019

On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.

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Topics: Canada, Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs

Singapore Amends Food Regulations

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 4, 2019

On January 30, 2019, the Minister for National Development of Singapore published the “Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019.“

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Topics: Singapore, MRLs, Additives

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: Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs, Health Canada

Chile Releases New Amendments for the Food Health Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 13, 2018

The Chilean Ministry of Health has released new amendments for several decrees and draft amendments for Decree 977 Food Health Regulations in July 2018.

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Topics: Chile, MRLs, Food Contaminants

EU Amends Pesticide Regulation 396/2005

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Jul 10, 2018

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.

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Topics: Europe, Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs

EU Moving Towards Regulating Acrylamide in Food

Posted by Selerant RSA on Jul 28, 2017

On July 19, 2017, members of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed voted in favor of the European Commission’s proposal aiming to reduce acrylamide in foodstuffs.

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Topics: European Union, MRLs, Food Contaminants

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, Contaminants & Pesticides, MRLs

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