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

  • On March 11, 2019, limits for the herbicide S-metolachlor including its metabolites and degradates have been modified when used in or on multiple raw agricultural commodities. The Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR–4) requested these tolerances to the Environmental Protection Agengy (EPA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Full text here;
  • On March 12, 2019, the EPA established new tolerance levels for residues of methoxyfenozide in or on imported tea, after the petition filled by Dow Agrosciences, LLC. Full text here;
  • On March 22, 2019, tolerance for the crop pesticide mandipropamid was introduced for use in or on various commodities. Full text here.

Check the latest pesticide updates with our Food News Monitoring System.

Posted by Martina Abodi on Mar 24, 2019

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