PRR

Pesticide Residues Regulation

Last updated:
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February
2024
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Legislation Overview

Legislation name
Regulation (EC) No 396/2005
Applicable to
European Economic Area
Northern Ireland
Purpose
To set maximum residue levels (MRLs) of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin, harmonizing standards across the EEA for trade and consumer protection.
Scope
Covers products of plant and animal origin in the EEA, including processed and composite food or feed where pesticide residues may be present.
Key requirements
Establishes MRLs for pesticides, mandates member states to carry out official controls, and requires adherence to good agricultural practices.
Penalties
Member States must establish sanctions for non-compliance, ensuring they are effective, proportionate, and dissuasive.
EXEMPTIONS
Includes provisions for exceptional circumstances, temporary MRLs, and specific rules for certain products.
Guidance
Official guidance can be obtained from national authorities responsible for food safety and the European Food Safety Authority.