The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) celebrated the XXXVI World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress in Chennai (India). From May 19-21, more than 900 delegates participated in the only and largest international event dedicated to the nut and dried fruit industry, that this year was hosted in India for the first time. The […]
The INC attended from April 22 to 26 the EB Experimental Biology 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago. Gathering an estimate of 14,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors, the event was the chosen scenario where to present the Nuts for Gifts global dissemination plan through a newly designed specific booth. The booth showcased the basic ideas […]
The final design of the INC Pavilion for the next edition of Anuga 2017 (Cologne, October 7-11) has already been completed. It will be the sixth edition of the facility, that this time affords space to host 19 booths and 2 internal meeting rooms throughout 320 sqm. Space availability is sold out. However, sponsorship opportunities […]
Currently, the import of dried cranberries benefits from a duty suspension that allows them to be imported into the European Union at 0% instead of 17.6%.
INC attended the Third Meeting of the Spanish Almond Industry, held in Gergal, Almería, Spain, on April 20, 2017. Around 60 participants from the Spanish almond industry (growers, traders, processors, manufacturers, organizations, and machinery companies) attended the meeting.
The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency has notified the World Trade Organization of the draft resolution regarding the active ingredient F47 – Fluazinam.
Health Canada is informing about the intention to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods by adding PHOs to Part 1 of the List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods.
The European Commission notified the World Trade Organization of the Annexes to Draft Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as regards maximum residue levels for mercury compounds in or on certain products.
The European Commission published the Regulation 2017/624 of 30 March 2017, the Regulation 2017/626 of 31 March 2017, the Regulation 2017/627 of 3 April 2017 and the Regulation 2017/693 of 7 April 2017 as regards maximum residue levels for certain pesticides.
According to the European Federation of the Trade in Dried Fruit & Edible Nuts, Processed Fruit & Vegetables, Processed Fishery products, Spices, Honey (FRUCOM), the European Commission has proposed to further restrict the use of three neonicotinoids (Clothianidin, Imidacloprid and Thiamethoxam) due to a negative impact on bee colonies.
According to the European Federation of the Trade in Dried Fruit & Edible Nuts, Processed Fruit & Vegetables, Processed Fishery products, Spices, Honey (FRUCOM), some changes have been proposed to the list of products subject to increased official controls at EU borders (Annex I to Regulation 669/2009).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the Reasoned Opinion on “Review of the existing maximum residue levels for chlorpyrifos-methyl according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005”.