A new resource to help horticultural growers asses their environmental credentials and develop continual on-farm improvements is now available, following Horticulture Australia Limited's (HAL) launch of its revised Guidelines for Environmental Assurance in Australian Horticulture.
Funded by HAL through its Across Industry Program, the guidelines cover the growing, harvesting, packing, storage and dispatch stages of horticultural production and provide a platform for creating environmental auditing and certification options relevant to Australian environmental issues.
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From August 2014, exporters will be expected to ensure that exports to Hong Kong do not exceed the Hong Kong Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs). The new MRLs, which came into force in Hong Kong in 2012, followed by a two-year grace period, are documented in the Pesticide Residues in Food Regulation.
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For further details on the Hong Kong MRL regulation, check out PMA Technology Manager Richard Bennett's blog post, here.
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