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Taiwan updates list of MRL

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has updated its list of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for certain pesticides used in connection with the production of certain fruits and other agricultural food products.

The changes add new MRLs for the pesticides cynaophos, dichlorprop, fenpyrazamine, iprovaclicarb, methomyl, metolachlor and pyrifluquinazon. In addition, the MRL for spinosad was increased.

An English version of Taiwan’s updated standards for pesticide MRLs in foods is available at the website of Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration.

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