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The import regulations imposed by the countries time to time to ensure Food Safety and Quality assurance includes non Tariff barriers for the various food products.

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01 Sep 2021 Brazil Success Story - Brazil Approves New Certificate for US Beef Exports On August 28, 2021, the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA) began accepting the new Export Certificate model for U.S. exports of beef, beef products, and bovine offal into Brazil.
29 Aug 2021 Egypt A rp Egypt Extends Shelf-Life Requirements for Frozen Fish and Beef Liver for a Third Time On July 15, 2021, Egypt Minister of Trade and Industry (MTI) signed Decree No. 322/2021. The decree renewed an earlier decision that extended the shelf-life validity period for imported frozen fish from six to nine months and of frozen beef liver from seven to ten months.
27 Aug 2021 Belgium European Commission Authorizes 10 GE Crops for Import On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
27 Aug 2021 India India FSSAI Issues Final Standards for Walnut Kernels and Other Various Food Products On July 30, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published on its website the Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Third Amendment Regulations (2021).
26 Aug 2021 Sri Lanka Dsr Sri Lanka Updates Foreign-Origin Wheat Import Requirements Sri Lanka National Plant Quarantine Service (NPQS) (national authority) has revised wheat grains import regulations. Previously the national authority had issued a blanket approval for the import of wheat for flour milling for human consumption.
25 Aug 2021 India India Officially Permits Limited Soybean Meal Imports On August 24, 2021, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry published a directive in the Gazette of India Extraordinary that will officially permit India to import 1.2 million metric tons (MMT) of soybean meal and soy cake derived from genetically engineered (GE) soybeans through October 31, 2021.
24 Aug 2021 China P rp Translation of Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides in Foods This report contains an unofficial translation of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Pesticides in Food.
23 Aug 2021 China P rp Two Draft MRL Standards Released for Domestic Comment Two draft Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) standards covering 64 and 26 pesticides, respectively, were released for domestic comment on August 10, 2021.
22 Aug 2021 Taiwan Taiwan Publishes Amended MRL List On August 18, 2021, Taiwan implemented an amended version of its Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Food.