EFSA Modifies Existing Maximum Residue Levels for Isofetamid in Berry Fruits

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Posted By: Ognjen Djunisijevic

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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.

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