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Japanese Latest News on Food Safety


Oct 30, 2019

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) has issued the following publications on food hygiene and safety:

Partial revision of "Partial Amendment Of Analytical Methods For Substances That Are Ingredients Of Pesticides, Feed Additives Or Veterinary Drugs Remaining In Food (MHLW No. 1009 No. 1 of 2019).", which amends "Examination Method of Chemicals as Components of Residual Pesticides, Feed Additives or Animal Drugs in Foods, no.0124001, 2005" published on January 23, 2005.

New draft reports on the agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines subcommittee: permethrin (pesticide and veterinary drug), iminokazine (agricultural chemicals), tifluzamide (agricultural chemicals), bench avari carbuisopropyl (agricultural chemicals), methyltetraprolol (pesticide).

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Story supplied courtesy of Selerant.

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