India: Stomping Out the Bugs - The FSSAI Operationalizes Pesticide MRLs for use in India's Tea Plantations

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2023-0037

On April 27, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified on its website the Direction SS-T007/1/2023-Standard-FSSAI. The FSSAI direction informs of the immediate operationalization of revised maximum residue limits (MRLs) for five pesticides widely used for crop protection in India's tea plantations namely, emamectin benzoate, fenpyroximate, hexaconazole, propiconazole, and quinalphos.

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