United States Adopts New Limits on Food Pesticides

| United States | Contaminants & Pesticides
Posted By: Trace One

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On June 28 and July 1, 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced new limitations on the following food pesticides:

  • Ethiprole – tolerance residues have been revised for “rice, grain” and “tea, dried” food categories. Plus, an additional limit has been added for “coffe, green bean”.
  • New restrictions were added for the fungicides metentrifluconazole and valifenalate in or on multiple food commodities (vegetables, fruit, meat and meat products etc.)
  • New entries for “cranberry”, “lentil, dry seed”, and “pea, dry seed” have been included for the pesticide fluopyram.

Changes are applicable from the date of publication.

Check the new pesticide tolerances on the Federal Register (FR) or receive email alerts with our Food News Monitoring System.