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July 4, 2019
On June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
July 4, 2019
The pace of plantings for all major kharif crops is slower than last year as delayed monsoon rains and low reservoir storage levels have resulted in lower planted area.
July 4, 2019
MY 2018/2019 corn production is forecast at a record 101 million metric tons (MMT), 25 percent higher than MY 2017/2018 production and 2.5 MMT larger than the previous record harvest in MY 2016/2017.
July 3, 2019
At the request of the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) assessed the environmental and health risks posed by the use of intentionally added microplastics.
July 3, 2019
Since 2013, the European Commission has been developing methods for measuring product environmental footprints to harmonize national measures through the Product Environmental Footprint Initiative.
July 3, 2019
Although Germany does not require labeling of non-GMO food products and animal feed, the nation’s voluntary Ohne Gentechnik (GMO-free) labeling program is gaining momentum.
July 3, 2019
On January 25, 2019, Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD) endorsed an official regulation titled “Procedures for Importation of Animal Feed Derived from Animal and Animal Products”.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (MoAFW) raised its estimate of grain production for the Indian Crop Year (ICY) 2018/19 (July-June) to a near-record 283.4 MMT....
July 3, 2019
Live pig imports to Hong Kong are still in short supplies two weeks after the resumption of trade following the second African Swine Fever (ASF) case in late May.
July 3, 2019
The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC), a government owned entity, plans to privatize ten partially completed sugar mills and three older mills that are operating in some capacity.
July 3, 2019
On June 20, 2019, per the request of the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA), the Consumer Committee in the Cabinet Office of Japan held its second public meeting to discuss the possible creation....
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, China notified the World Trade Organization of the Draft National Food Safety Standard for Maximum Levels of Mycotoxins in Foods as SPS/N/CHN/1146.
July 3, 2019
On May 14, 2019, the Government of India’s (GOI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) further deferred the implementation date, from May 16, 2019, to June 16, 2019, of the proposed increase....
July 3, 2019
On May 10, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Pyribencarb, via G/SPS/N/JPN/640.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Chlorpyrifos, via G/SPS/N/JPN/641.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of establishing new maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Cyclopyrimorate, via G/SPS/N/JPN/643.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of establishing new maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Inpyrfluxam, via G/SPS/N/JPN/644.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Methoxyfenozide, via G/SPS/N/JPN/645.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Picoxystrobin, via G/SPS/N/JPN/646.
July 3, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the agricultural chemical, Pyflubumide, via G/SPS/N/JPN/647.

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