ACVM have reviewed the responses to their first round of consultation on this update. As a result of feedback received ACVM have subsequently updated the draft guidance documents.
The ARPPA Executive and Administrator remain contactable while New Zealand is at Alert Level 4 for COVID-19. Any ARPPA Members who have questions or concerns where we may be able to assist you are asked to contact the Executive Administrator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to provide assistance. Our list
Updated: 14 September 2021 EPA are calling for information on the use of glyphosate. More information is available on the EPA website. A draft submission from ARPPA was been developed and members are asked to review and comment on the draft submission.
The Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) maintains the Codex Classification of Foods and Animal Feeds. CCPR has been updating this document over the last few years and has reclassified a number of crops under different groupings due to new information or knowledge and/or to provide better alignment. This is discussed in detailed in a
ACVM have become aware that an informal policy relating to the application of “Do Not Use” statements to labels is being applied inconsistently. As a result ACVM are consulting on some alternative options .
ACVM has been approached on its position of using QR codes (or similar technologies enabling electronic links to information) on labels. Currently, ACVM labelling guidelines do not cover these types of situations and the ACVM have clarified their position in a paper to be tabled at the AVMAC meeting to be held on the 28th