Wednesday, May 22, 2024
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
   

You can get e-magazine links on WhatsApp. Click here

TOP NEWS

FSSAI issues direction operationalising MRL of pesticides in tea
Thursday, 18 May, 2023, 08 : 00 AM [IST]
Ashwani Maindola, New Delhi  
The FSSAI has issued a direction for the operationalisation of the maximum residue level (MRL) of pesticides used in tea.

These pesticides include Emamectin Benzoate, Fenpyroximate, Hexaconazole, Propiconazole and Quinalphos. 

According to the FSSAI, these pesticides are used widely in tea plantations for the purpose of crop protection. 

The food authority has issued a notice saying that the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) mg/kg for Emamectin Benzoate is 0.06, 6.0 for Fenpyroximate, 5.0 for Hexaconazole, 6.0 for Propiconazole and 0.7 for Quinalphos. 

The notice added that FSSAI has notified the draft FSS (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Amendment Regulations, 2020, on August 20, 2020, relating to the revision of MRL of pesticides used in tea along with other crops and commodities. 

“The draft amendment regulations are in the process of inter-ministerial consultations, thus, the finalisation of these amendment regulations is likely to take some time,” reads the notice issued by FSSAI. 

The FSSAI added that based on representation received and considering the fact that five pesticides namely, Emamectin Benzoate, Fenpyroximate, Hexaconazole, Propiconazole and Quinalphos are widely used for crop protection in tea plantations and that the MRL of these pesticides have been revised upwards on the basis of data through draft notification dated August 20, 2020, it has been decided to operationalise the MRL of these five pesticides for tea, with immediate effect.
 
Print Article Back
Post Your commentsPost Your Comment
* Name :    
* Email :    
  Website :  
Comments :  
   
   
Captcha :
 

 
 
 
 
 
Food and Beverage News ePaper
 
 
Interview
“India fastest growing market for chewing gum with 15% CAGR”
Past News...
 
FORTHCOMING EVENTS
 

FNB NEWS SPECIALS
 
Overview
Packaged wheat flour market growth 19% CAGR; may reach Rs 7500 cr: Ikon
Past News...
 
 
Advertise Here
 
Advertise Here
 
Advertise Here
 
Recipe for Success
"Resonate with the target audience in the digital era"
Past News...



Home | About Us | Contact Us | Feedback | Disclaimer
Copyright © Food And Beverage News. All rights reserved.
Designed & Maintained by Saffron Media Pvt Ltd