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Mexico Considers Changes to Residue Limits

17 June 2011

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

MEXICO - The Government of Mexico is accepting comments for a proposed rule regarding maximum residues of veterinary products and other chemicals in animal products.

On 12 May 2011, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fishery and Food published in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register) a proposed rule regarding maximum residue levels (MRLs) for veterinary medicines and various chemicals in animal products.

This proposed rule would modify NOM-004, abolishes 11 other NOMs, and updates testing methodologies, techniques and levels for MRLs. The comment period ends on 8 July 2011, and a final rule will be published after final comments are reviewed.

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