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residue

 [rez´ĭ-doo]
a remainder; that which remains after the removal of other substances; in organic chemistry a portion of a molecule that is incorporated into another molecule, e.g., an amino acid residue of a polypeptide.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū),
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum
[L. residuum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum.
[L. residuum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

residue

  1. a MONOMER that is joined to others in a POLYMER, for example an AMINO ACID in a POLYPEPTIDE CHAIN, a NUCLEOTIDE in a POLYNUCLEOTIDE CHAIN.
  2. the remainder, such as the substance left on the filter in the process of filtration; the amount of pesticide remaining on plant material or in soils at given times after application.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Residue

Traces that remain after most of the rest of the material is gone.
Mentioned in: Antiseptics
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
[L. residuum]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Maximum residue limits are the upper levels of a concentration of pesticide residues legally permitted in or on food or feed.
Among other things, the CVMP's opinion declared: "[t]he Committee considers that it is not necessary for the protection of public health to establish MRLs for sometribove, the active ingredient in the product, and it therefore recommends that sometribove should be included in the list of substances not subject to maximum residue limits in Annex II..." The Commission, however, in accordance with Article 175 of the EC Treaty [now Article 232 EC], did not refer the issue to the Regulatory Committee and rejected Monsanto Europe's application on January 14, 1997 in Decision C(97) 148 final.
37/2010 of 22 December 2009, on pharmacologically active substances and their classification regarding maximum residue limits in foodstuffs of animal origin," Official Journal of the European Union, L15/1,2010, https:// ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/files/eudralex/vol-5/reg_ 2010_37/reg_2010_37_en.pdf.
Pesticide residues of aminomethylphosphonic acid (ampa), epoxiconazole, fipronil, metolachlor, malathion, flu-triafol, pyraclostrobin, carbendazim, glyphosate, and carbaryl, complying with the maximum residue limits (MRL) established by Codex Alimentarius for soy and corn grains [15], were selected and tested.
The residues of imidacloprid were detected in maximum samples, however the overall results for real honey samples showed that residues concentration detected, were below maximum residue limits and did not show a threat for human health.
Fairfield, NJ, November 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Understanding, monitoring and meeting the differing global Maximum Residue Limits for food pesticides.
The acceptable maximum residue limits established by the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission, or other international bodies refer to the whole vegetables and therefore are appropriate for assessing compliance with Good Agricultural Practices.
Earlier this year, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, an international body responsible for setting food safety standards, voted by the narrowest possible margin to approve maximum residue limits for ractopamine.
Community Procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in food stuffs of animal origin.
Among the topics are risk assessment and its role in risk analysis, toxicological and human studies, dose-response assessment and derivation of health-based guidance values, the dietary exposure assessment of chemicals in foods, risk characterization, maximum residue limits for pesticide and veterinary drugs, and principles related to specific groups of substances.
The latest annual report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on pesticide residues in cereals, fruit and vegetables, published on 12 July, concludes that, in 2008, 96.5% of samples analysed in the EU, Norway and Iceland complied with maximum residue limits set by the Union.
They approved the creation of safety net maximum residue limits covering any drug, which can find its way into food via contaminated water supplies, animal feed and the administration of veterinary drugs.

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