Home Food Regulatory News EFSA Modifies Existing Maximum Residue Levels for Isofetamid in Berry Fruits EFSA Modifies Existing Maximum Residue Levels for Isofetamid in Berry Fruits Jun 29, 2021 | MRLs | Regulatory News Posted By: Ognjen Djunisijevic Share: On June 24, 2021, the European Food Safety Authority published the regulation on “Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for isofetamid in raspberries, blackberries and dewberries” in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005. The scientific document describes the use levels of pesticides as follows: The data was found to be sufficient to derive the MRL proposal for the berry fruits. MRLs for raspberries, blackberries and dewberries was raised from 3 to 7 mg/kg. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of isofetamid at the validated limit of quantification (LOQ) of 0.01 mg/kg. The risk assessment result concluded that the short-term and long-term intake of residues according to the reported agricultural practices is unlikely to present a risk to consumer health. To view the complete document, check out the Food News Monitoring System.