Regulatory watch

15 February 2022

Investigation of vanilla fraud by French authorities

The DGCCRF (French department for competition, consumption and fraud prevention) has just published the results of its survey conducted in 2019 on the control of vanilla […]
2 December 2021

Titanium Oxide banned now banned in pet food.

The implementing regulation (EU) 2021/2090 has just been published in the OJEU. It concerns the refusal of authorisation of titanium dioxide (E 171) as a feed […]
18 October 2021

LMR changes – new regulations published

Four new texts amending the MRLs set in Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 have been published in the OJEU: – Regulation (EU) No 2021/1795 corrects the MRLs […]
24 September 2021

Publication of regulation 2021/1531 – LMR changes

Regulation (EU) No 2021/1531 has just been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. It modifies the MRLs for aclonifen, acrinathrin, ethirimol, penthiopyrad and […]
24 September 2021

Food Fraud report 2020

The European Food Fraud Network has published its 2020 annual report. Fraudulent activities affecting the food chain can pose a risk to the consumer. The number […]
9 March 2021

Regulation of 3-MCPD and its esters and glycidol esters

3-MCPD and its esters and fatty acid esters of glycidol are newly formed contaminants present in certain vegetable oils and processed foods. Esters of 3-MCPD and […]
16 February 2021

Publication Regulation 2021/155 – Amendments to MRLs

Regulation (EU) 2021/155 amending Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 has just been published in the OJEU. It modifies MRLs for the following pesticide residues: carbon tetrachloride, chlorothalonil, […]
16 February 2021

ANSES opinion on the relevance of metabolites in EDCHs

ANSES published on February 2, 2021 an Opinion on the determination of the relevance for waters intended for human consumption for the metabolites of pesticides: metolachlor […]
8 February 2021

Derogation of use of 2 neonicotinoids in France

Neonicotinoids are pesticides that act on the central nervous system of insects. The EFSA found that for most crops, bees are at high risk due to […]