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March 31, 2017
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At the beginning of this year, Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock adopted an updated Regulation on Maximum Residue Limits of Food Codex Pesticides establishing and updating MRLs on various food and animal commodities (link in Turkish). These MRLs are currently in effect.

This updated regulation is part of Turkey's effort to harmonize with MRL values and standards maintained by the European Union. It should be noted that MRLs established in this regulation are not always aligned with MRLs currently enforced by the EU, as the EU frequently updates its MRLs.

Adopted and updated MRLs from this regulation will display in the Global MRL Database by April 1, 2017.

March 31, 2017
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On March 31, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opened a public consultation on the active substance ziram. Comments on the rapporteur Member State assessment reports must be sent to EFSA by May 31, 2017.

The European Union's current ziram MRLs display in the Global MRL Database.

March 30, 2017
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On March 30, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of existing MRLs for triflumizole.

Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on March 31, 2017.

March 29, 2017
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This week, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for fenpropidin, pymetrozine, and mercury compounds.

The final date for comments is May 27, 2017 (fenpropidin and pymetrozine) and May 28, 2017 (mercury compounds). Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database by March 30, 2017.

March 28, 2017
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On March 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the following reasoned opinions:

Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on March 29, 2017.

March 28, 2017
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On March 27, Costa Rica's State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) published an updated list of MRLs adopted by Costa Rica. The MRLs in the list are applicable to domestic and imported products and are updated periodically throughout the year.

Adopted MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database by March 29, 2017.

March 28, 2017
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On March 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a technical report on the outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant, and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for acetic acid in light of confirmatory data.

Acetic acid is exempt from MRLs in the European Union. Current information displays in the Global MRL Database.

March 28, 2017
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On March 28, the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Import Regulations Standards (FAIRS) Country Report for Jordan.

Information on pesticides and other contaminants is included in Section III of the report. The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Jordan.

March 27, 2017
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On March 27, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the following reasoned opinions:

Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on March 28, 2017.

March 24, 2017
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On March 24, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opened a public consultation on the active substance bacillus subtilis strain IAB/BS03. Comments on the rapporteur Member State's assessment reports must be sent to EFSA by May 24, 2017.

The European Union's current bacillus subtilis MRLs display in the Global MRL Database.

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