Regulatory watch

24 April 2019

Dimethoate ban on fresh cherries

  The Decree of 18 April 2019 suspending the introduction, import and placing on the market in France of fresh cherries intended for food production in […]
23 April 2019

French ban on titanium dioxide E171 in foodstuffs

  E171 is a food additive used as a colouring agent in many food products such as confectionery, pastry and ready meals. It is a mixture […]
19 April 2019

Opinion of the ANSES on the relevance of pesticide metabolites in drinking water

  On 11 April 2019, the ANSES published a notice on the evaluation of the relevance of pesticide metabolites in water intended for human consumption.   […]
17 April 2019

Publication Regulation (EU) 2019/552 – Amendments to MRLs

  Regulation (EU) 2019/552 of 4 April 2019 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as regards maximum residue limits for azoxystrobin, bicyclopyrone, […]
12 April 2019
fruit legume phytocontrol

Revision of EFSA’s toxicological evaluation model for pesticide residues (PRIMO 3.1)

  Since February 1, 2018, the new pesticide residue absorption model “Model PRIMO EFSA Rev 3” has been in force. This file gathers consumption data provided […]
4 April 2019

EU Pesticides Control Programme 2020, 2021 and 2022

  Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/533 of 28 March 2019 on a multiannual and coordinated EU control programme for 2020, 2021 and 2022 to ensure compliance with […]
2 April 2019

Pharmaceutical products in the environment

  On 11 March 2019, the EU Commission issued a Communication setting out several measures to address the release of pharmaceuticals into the environment. The treatment […]
15 March 2019

ANSES communicates on emerging allergens

    On 14 December 2015, the ANSES was asked by the DGS to update its report “Food allergies: current situation and policy proposals” published in […]
11 March 2019

Adoption by the EU Council of the proposal for a Directive on drinking water

  In its press release of 5 March 2019, the EU Council announced that it had adopted its position on the proposal to revise the EU […]

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