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FAO/WHO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR)

The JMPR has met annually since 1963 to conduct scientific evaluations of pesticide residues in food and estimates the acceptable levels of pesticide residues in food moving in international trade.The JMPR meeting takes place in rotation either FAO HQ Rome or WHO HQ Geneva.

The experts who attend the meeting as independent internationally-recognized specialists who act in a personal capacity and not as representatives of national governments. The recommendations made by the JMPR meeting are the basis for the Codex Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for food and agricultural commodities in international trade.

The output of JMPR meeting not only constitutes the essential basis for Codex MRLs for food and agricultural commodities circulating in international trade, its health-based guidance for pesticides (i.e. ADIs and ARfDs) and recommends maximum residue levels also benefit to the governments of the member countries and regions.

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