Now following condition is notified to be read as condition 12:
12. Pre-shipment testing of pesticide residues for export of Basmati rice to
European Union from BEDF Lab, Modipurram or other NABL accredited
lab would be essential for obtaining RCAC. Testing at in house lab of the
exporter will be acceptable if such lab is accredited by NABL. The
laboratory used by the exporter should have capability for testing residue as
per the EU MRLs. The list of pesticides to be tested will be notified by
APEDA from time to time in consultation with trade and industry.
The condition of pre-shipment testing report of pesticides residues would be
applicable w.e.f. November 1, 2017.