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Source: US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service

On November 23, 2020, the Crop Production Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) released for domestic comment the draft national food safety standard Maximum Residue Limits of 75 Pesticides (including 2,4-D-dimethylamine) in Foods. The draft standard provides 212 maximum residue limits (MRLs) for 75 pesticides in a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, oilseeds, and plant-based beverages. China is expected to notify the draft MRLs to the WTO SPS Committee following the domestic comment period. Comments can be sent to the Secretariat of the National Committee of Pesticide Residue Limit Standards at nyclbz@agri.gov.cn. The comment deadline is December 22, 2020. This report contains an unofficial translation of the draft standard.

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