US EPA approves tolerance exemption for the biocontrol active substance on foodstuffs
Amoéba informs that the US EPA approves tolerance exemption for the biocontrol active substance on foodstuffs
Lyon (France), October 12th, 2022 – 1h15pm – AMOÉBA (FR0011051598 – ALMIB), producer of a biological biocide capable of eliminating bacterial risk in water and human wounds, and of a biocontrol product for plant protection, still in development phase, informs that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) has approved the tolerance exemption for the biocontrol active substance on foodstuffs.
Following its positive pre-decision (see Press Release of September 29, 2022), the EPA has approved the exemption of a maximum permissible level (tolerance exemption) for the lysate of Willaertia magna C2c Maky, corresponding to the regulatory threshold of pesticide residue concentration, above which the marketing of a food product is no longer allowed.
The decision of the US EPA can be seen on the federal register:
The Company is still awaiting the final decision on the authorization of the biocontrol active substance by the EPA, which is expected before the end of October.