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Point10:Agricultural chemicals must not exceeded residue standard.

Point10:Agricultural chemicals must not exceeded residue standard.

If you process plant products into food, you need to meet food safety standards and requirement likemany other countries.In Japan, Japanese goverment adopt the Positive List System for Agricultural Chemical Residues in Foods from 2006. Maximum Residue Level is 0.01ppm except the chemicals listed in the General Compositional Standards

NOTE:MRLs=Maximum Residue Levels

Example for food which agricultural chemicals exceeded residue standard

Cacao beans from Venezuela

2,4-D
0.03ppm detection (MRLs:0.01ppm)
cypermethrin
0.10ppm detection (MRLs:0.01ppm)