Regulatory watch

5 December 2019

Publication of Recommendation 2019/1888 on the monitoring of acrylamide in certain foods.

  Acrylamide is a substance formed from compounds naturally present in some foods, including asparagine and reducing sugars such as glucose and fructose at temperatures above […]
5 December 2019

OECD publishes report on pharmaceutical residues in water

  On 13 November 2019, the OECD published a report on drug residues in water. There are currently about 4000 active pharmaceutical ingredients that are administered […]
26 November 2019

Notice relating to the LQs for water analyses under the Environmental Code

  On 19 October 2019, a notice was published in the Official Journal of the French Republic concerning the limits of quantification of “parameter-matrix” couples for […]
7 November 2019

Publication EU Regulation 2019/1791 and 2019/1792 – Changes in MRLs

  Regulations (EU) 2019/1791 and 2019/1792 amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 were published in the OJEU. These regulations modify the MRLs for several pesticide residues in […]
6 November 2019

Merger of French Institutions of agriculture and environment research: IRSTEA and INRA

  As of January 1, 2020, IRSTEA (Institut national de Recherche en Sciences et Technologies pour l’Environnement et l’Agriculture) and INRA (Institut National de la Recherche […]
11 October 2019

Non-renewal of the active substance methiocarb

  The EU Implementing Regulation 2019/1606 was published in the OJEU concerning the non-renewal of the active substance’methiocarb’. Methiocarb is used in the EU in plant […]
7 October 2019

Publication EU Regulation 2019/1582 – Changes in MRLs

  Regulation (EU) 2019/1582 amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 was published in the OJEU. This Regulation modifies the MRL for residues of imazalil in foodstuffs. MRLs […]
4 October 2019

Extension of the tolerance period for 3 GMOs of oilseed rape

  The implementing decision (EU) 2019/1562 has just been published in the OJEU.   It amends Decisions 2007/305/EC, 2007/306/EC and 2007/307/EC as regards the tolerance period […]
4 October 2019

Instruction DGS chromium management in EDCH

  On 15 September 2019, the Ministry of Solidarity and Health published a technical instruction DGS/EA4/2019/142 on the management of health risks in the event of […]