Regulatory watch

9 February 2023

Modification of MRLs for abamectin

Regulation 2023/198 amending the MRLs for abamectin has just been published in the OJEU. MRLs have been increased on avocados, watercress and other sprouts, land cress, […]
23 January 2023

New FCD microbiological criteria for 2023!

The FCD, Fédération du Commerce et de la Distribution, has published its new specifications for microbiological criteria applicable to distributor brands, first price brands and raw […]
5 September 2022

Modification of MRL Regulation 2022/1435

EU Regulation 2022/1435 has been published in the Official Journal and amends the MRLs for calcium carbonate, carbon dioxide, cyprodinil and potassium hydrogen carbonate. The Authority […]
23 August 2022

Regulation N°2022/1396: Ethylene oxide limits for food additives

Following the numerous food scares concerning the detection of Ethylene Oxide over the last two years and its detection in food additives, Regulation (EU) N° 2022/1396 […]
11 August 2022

New limits for Ochratoxin A

Ochratoxin A is a mycotoxin produced naturally by fungi of the genera Aspergillus and Penicillium. It is formed during the drying and storage of agricultural products. […]
10 August 2022

Publication of Regulations (EU) 2022/1363 and 2022/1364 amending MRLs and maximum levels

Two new regulations have just been published in the OJEU (Official Journal Of the European Union)  Regulation (EU) 2022/1363 amending the MRLs for 2,4-D, azoxystrobin, cyhalofop-butyl, […]
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 […]