Foodstuffs, cosmetics and disinfectants act, 1972 (ACT no 54 of 1972) Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues that may be present in foodstuffs, Amendment.As of 25 August 2017.
ACT no 54 of 1972
These Regulations amend the Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicines and stock remedies residues that may be present in foodstuffs in regulation, which sets out how MRL levels are to be applied. MRL levels as indicated in the Annex applies to domestic food. A default MRL of 0.01 mg /kg applies to domestic food not specifically listed in the Annex. The MRLs as listed in the latest list of the Codex Veterinary Drug Residues in Food by the Codex Alimentarius Commission or in the Directives of the European Community, applies to imported food. A default MRL of 0.01 mg /kg applies to residues in imported food not specifically listed in the referred international standards or in the Annex. The default value referred to in paragraphs (b) and (d) applies to all veterinary medicine and stock remedies where there are no public health concerns associated with the consumption of the chemical at the default value. It does not, however, apply to veterinary medicine or stock remedies where public health/concerns would arise from consumption.