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, 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: Pesticides, MRLs, GCC

US New Rules on Pesticide Tolerances

Posted by Martina Abodi on Mar 24, 2019

In the past two weeks of March 2019, the USA Federal Register has published new tolerance levels for the following pesticides:

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

European Union (EU) March 2019 Recalls on Food Commodities

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Mar 22, 2019

In March 2019 the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal of the European Union published recalls on food categories from different countries.

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, Contaminants

Korea Notifies Updates in Food Standards and Specifications (No. 2019-16)

Posted by Irene Piao on Mar 14, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) of Korea posted the notification “Food Standards and Standards (Food Administration Notice No. 2019-16).

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Topics: Product Standards, Veterinary Drugs, Korea, Pesticides

Japanese Latest Amendments to Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Mar 5, 2019

On February 28, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published the Ordinance No. 46 of 2019 in order to amend “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives.”

The amendment introduces new residual reference values for the following pesticides, applied on various food commodities:

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

United States Recent Food Recalls

Posted by Martina Abodi on Mar 4, 2019

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued new alerts on food recalls:

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Topics: United States, Pesticides

US Latest Updates on Pesticides

Posted by Martina Abodi on Feb 20, 2019

The Federal Register of the United States Government recently issued new notifications on pesticides exemptions and restrictions.

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Topics: Pesticides, usa

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, Pesticides, MRLs

Japan Partially Amends Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Feb 11, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) partially amended the “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives, no. 370.”

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

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