This report describes the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) mission in India, carried out between 16 and 24 September 2009, as part of the published programme of FVO inspections on residue controls in third countries.

This information bulletin provides a list of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides registered for use in Australian on almonds. Listed in the table are MRLs for Australia, as

The Pesticides Act 1999 controls the use of pesticides in New South Wales. The Act aims to reduce the risks to human health, the environment, property, industry and trade from the use

Standing Committee on Agriculture, present this Forty Sixth Report on

This base working paper on the strategy and action plan for ensuring safety of milk and milk products covers three goals: Assessment of food legislation at national level

Each year as a follow up to the official processes which regulate pesticides, government monitors food to check that the residue levels found are within those expected from normal use of the pesticide and checks that legal trading levels (Maximum Residue Levels) are not breached for both imported and home-produced food.

Report of the Joint Meeting of the FAO panel of experts on pesticide residues in food and the environment and the WHO core assessment group on pesticide residues held at Rome from 9-18 Sep 2008.

This is the second quarterly report for 2008. This quarter

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GOI, has declared 2008-09 as Food safety and Quality Year. Food safety implies absence or safe levels of various of kinds of contaminants. Sources of food contamination include harmful chemicals, heavy metals, pesticides, preservatives, colouring agents, additives, adulterants etc.

KOLKATA: A national committee on pesticide levels (known as minimum residue level (MRL)) in tea has been constituted under the aegis of the Tea Board. This body is expected to be a nodal agency in this matter and will help formulate a national policy on MRL which often proves to be a non-tariff barrier which frustrates India