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Ordinance on Maximum Residue Levels in Foodstuffs

Last updated:
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February
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Legislation Overview

Legislation name
Ordinance on Maximum Residue Levels in Foodstuffs
Applicable to
Switzerland
Purpose
To regulate maximum residue levels of pesticides in plant-based and animal products in Switzerland, ensuring food safety and consumer health.
Scope
Covers both plant-based and animal products within Switzerland.
Key requirements
Compliance with established maximum residue levels for pesticides.
Penalties
Penalties for non-compliance include fines and sanctions.
EXEMPTIONS
Specific exemptions based on product type or usage.
Guidance
Detailed guidelines for compliance and testing procedures.