The U.S. Revises the Residue Limits of Pyramid in Some Foods
By: Date: 2021-03-09 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
Food Partner Network News According to the US Federal Register, on March 5, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued Regulation 2021-04251 to amend the residue limits of Picarbutrazox in certain foods. .

   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted a risk assessment on its toxicity, dietary exposure, and impact on infants and young children, and finally concluded that the following residue limits are safe. The proposed amendments are as follows:

Products

Parts per million (ppm)

Feed corn

0.01

Feed corn kernels

0.01

Forage corn hay

0.01

Popcorn corn seeds

0.01

Popcorn-type corn seed stubble

0.01

Sweet corn feed

0.01

Peeled ears of sweet corn

0.01

Sweet corn hay

0.01

Soybean feed

0.01

Soy hay

0.01

Soybean seeds

0.01

   It is understood that this regulation will take effect on March 5, 2021, and objections or hearing requests must be submitted before May 4, 2021.