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: Veterinary Drugs, Pesticides, New Zealand

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: Veterinary Drugs, Taiwan

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, Veterinary 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: Veterinary Drugs, Taiwan, Contaminants, 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: Veterinary Drugs, Korea, Pesticides

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: Veterinary Drugs, Pesticides, Trade, Contaminants

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: Veterinary Drugs

Canada Updates Vet Drug Residue Limits in Food

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Apr 20, 2017

Health Canada in order to improve food safety, updates the List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods.

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Topics: Veterinary Drugs, Canada, Health Canada

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

Australia Sets New MRL for 19 AgVet Chemicals

Posted by Lifan Luo on Feb 22, 2017


On January 12, 2017, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) published an amendment “Proposal P1027-Managing low-level Ag & Vet Chemicals without MRLs” into Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, Schedule 20, Maximum Residue limits. These changes have entered into force immediately.

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Topics: Veterinary Drugs, Australia, MRLs, FSANZ

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