Regulatory watch

The Phytocontrol laboratory presents all the latest news concerning regulatory monitoring in Hydrology and Agri-food.

23 October 2020

Strengthening of controls on sesame seeds from India

The implementing regulation (EU) 2020/1540 amending 2019/1793 has just been published in the OJEU. It strengthens the control of sesame seeds at the borders. In addition […]
3 September 2020

Minimis” for pesticide residues in wine

This is the proposal of a Working Group coordinated by the IFV in which our laboratory participated: the implementation of de minimis in the analysis of […]
3 September 2020

End of use for Chlorpropham!

We informed you in June 2019: EU Regulation 2019/989 signed the non-renewal of the approval of the active substance Chlorpropham. This active ingredient is used in […]
27 August 2020

2020 update of the EU list of substances under monitoring in the field of water policy

The decision (EU) 2020/1161 establishing the EU-wide vigilance list of substances subject to monitoring in the field of water policy under Directive 2008/105/EC was published on […]
27 August 2020

EFSA publishes a health risk assessment for glycoalkaloids in potatoes.

EFSA has just published its assessment of the risks to human and animal health from glycoalkaloids in potatoes and derived products. Glycoalkaloids are naturally present in […]
27 August 2020

DGCCRF survey on gluten-free products

The DGCCRF conducted a survey to verify the absence of gluten and the correct use of the terms “gluten-free” or “low gluten” on products. People suffering […]
17 August 2020

Measurement Uncertainty and Compliance in Pesticide Analysis

Regulatory and Technical Reminder : Regulation N°396/2005 sets the MRLs (Maximum Residue Limits) for each pesticide-crop pair. If the products contain active substances whose levels exceed […]
28 July 2020

Publication of Regulation (EU) N°2020/1085 concerning MRLs Chlorpyrifos and Chlorpyrifos-methyl

Regulation (EU) 2020/1085 and its corrigendum on Maximum Residue Limits for Chlorpyrifos and Chlorpyrifos-methyl has just been published in the OJEU. As a reminder, Regulations (EU) […]
20 July 2020

ANSES opinion on membrane processes for swimming pool water

On July 3, 2020, the ANSES published a notice concerning the use of membrane processes used for the filtration of swimming pool water. There are two […]

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