European Union (EU) Latest Amendments Relevant for Animal Health

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Feb 20, 2020

On February 14 and 17, 2020, the European Union (EU) has issued multiple amendments regarding protective measures for animal safety against multiple pathogens:

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Topics: European Union, Vet Drugs

New Zealand issued a new Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds

Posted by Irene Piao on Sep 2, 2019

On August 30, 2019, the Ministry of Primary Industries of New Zealand published the “Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds“.

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Topics: Contaminants & Pesticides, New Zealand, Vet Drugs

Taiwan Publishes a New Regulation on Veterinary Drugs Residues in Food

Posted by Irene Piao on Aug 31, 2019

On August 29, 2019, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Taiwan published a new regulation “Standards for veterinary drug residue limits in foods“ repealing the regulation published in April 22th of this year.

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Topics: Taiwan, Vet Drugs

United States To Update Veterinary Drugs Tolerance Levels

Posted by Martina Abodi on Jul 18, 2019

On July 11, 2019, a new final rule was issued in the Federal Register to revise and clarify the relevant regulation on the approved animal drugs:"New Animal Drugs; Updating Tolerances for Residues of New Animal Drugs in Food.“  

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Topics: United States, Vet Drugs

Taiwan Intends to Modify Inspection Methods for Heavy Metals and Vet. Drugs

Posted by Annie He on Jun 4, 2019

On May 31, 2019, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration published notices to commence a period of public comments for the following purposes:

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Topics: Taiwan, Contaminants & Pesticides, Vet Drugs, Food Security

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: Korea, Contaminants & Pesticides, Vet Drugs

Turkey Amends Regulation on Pharmacologically Active Substances

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Feb 22, 2019

On February 21, 2019, the Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey published a new amendment on "Turkish food codex Regulation on residue limits and classification of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin.“

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Topics: Vet Drugs

Canadian Provisions on Safe Food Come Into Force

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jan 21, 2019

On January 15, 2019, requirements under “The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)“ came into force for import/export food businesses, including inter-provincial businesses, to obtain a safer food system.

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Topics: Contaminants & Pesticides, Trade, Vet Drugs

The European Commission Intends to Revise Limits of Pharmacologically Active Substances in Food of Animal Origin

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jan 9, 2019

On January 11, 2019, the European Commission published the draft “COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… on reference points for action for non-allowed pharmacologically active substances present in food of animal origin and repealing Decision 2005/34/EC“

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Topics: Vet Drugs

41st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission Updates Limits For Additives, Contaminants, Pesticides, and Vet Drugs

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Jul 6, 2018

On July 2-6, 2018, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) held a meeting in Rome, Italy, to discuss and adopt several points related to food safety and quality standards. Among topics discussed were additives, contaminants, pesticides, vet drugs and nutrition labeling.

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Topics: Codex Alimentarius, Vet Drugs, CAC, Additives

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