Regulatory watch

5 March 2020

Publication EU Regulation 2020/192 – Amendments to MRLs

Regulation (EU) 2020/192 amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 has been published in the OJEU. This Regulation amends the MRLs for residues of prochloraz in food and […]
2 March 2020

Chromium VI in groundwater in Marseille

In September 2013, workers carrying out work in the Soulat railway tunnel noticed the presence of coloured water infiltration. The local sanitation service revealed the presence […]
21 February 2020

Common control provisions on the analytical strategy to be implemented for the controls for organic food producers

The National Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO) is the public institution entrusted by the State with the supervision of the control system for all official […]
14 February 2020

New European basis for emergency authorisations

The European Commission has just published a database of marketing authorisations for plant health emergencies: Searches can be made by keywords, country, active substances, authorised use, […]
10 February 2020

EU Council approves provisional agreement on the revision of the EDCH Directive

On 5 February 2020, the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) of the Council confirmed the provisional agreement reached on 18 December 2019 with the European Parliament on […]
3 February 2020

Drinking water quality in France

On January 10, 2020, the Ministry of Health put online the results of the health checks of drinking water commune by commune. Detailed for each municipality […]
27 January 2020

Ban on 5 Neonicotinoids in France

Decree No. 2018-675 of 30 July 2018 on the definition of active substances of the neonicotinoid family present in plant protection products was recently published. This […]
15 January 2020

Non-renewal of the approval of chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl and thioclaprid

Three new regulations concerning the non-renewal of an active substance have just been published in the OJEU : EU implementing regulations n°2020/17 and n°2020/18 concerning the […]
10 January 2020

Revised ANSES report on optimising the monitoring of chemical contamination of food

In 2015, ANSES was asked by the Directorate General for Food (DGAL), the Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) and the Directorate […]