Regulatory watch

3 July 2020

Evaluation of genetically modified maize MZIR098

EFSA has put out for consultation its opinion on genetically modified maize MZIR098 intended for food and feed use under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 on GMOs. […]
25 June 2020

Publication EU Regulation 2020/856 – Amendments to MRLs

The European Commission has just published a new Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum residue levels for certain residues. Regulation (EU) 2020/856 amends MRLs […]
19 June 2020

Publication EU Regulations 2020/785 and 2020/770 – Amendments to MRLs

Two new Regulations amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum levels for some residues have been published in the OJEU. Regulation (EU) 2020/770 amends MRLs for […]
10 June 2020

Publication of Regulation (EU) 2020/741 on requirements for water reuse

Regulation (EU) 2020/741 on minimum requirements for water reuse has just been published on 5 June 2020 in the Official Journal of the European Union. This […]
9 June 2020

Publication of Regulation (EU) N°2020/749 on chlorates

Regulation (EU) 2020/749 on maximum residue levels for chlorate has just been published in the OJEU. Chlorates are banned in the EU and all authorizations for […]
29 May 2020

Publication EU Regulation 2020/703 – Amendments to MRLs

Regulation (EU) 2020/703 amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 has been published in the OJEU. This Regulation amends the MRLs applicable to residues of dimethoate and omethoate […]
25 May 2020

Publication of Regulation (EU) N°2020/685 on Perchlorate

The first European Alerts (RASFF) on the presence of perchlorate in foodstuffs were issued in 2013. As a reminder, perchlorate is a substance naturally present in […]
22 May 2020

Notice to Importers 2020 Dimethoate on Fresh Cherries

Following the publication of the Order of 8 April 2020 suspending the introduction into France of fresh cherries produced in a Member State of the European […]
19 May 2020

Publication of the 2019 Annual Report on Food Fraud

The European Food Fraud Network has just published its 2019 annual report. Fraudulent activities impacting the food chain can pose a risk to the consumer. The […]