September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/12/2008, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the report into the impact of the anti-pesticides legislation of the European Union (EU) conducted by Sean Rickard, senior lecturer at the Cranfield School of Management in Bedfordshire, England. According to the report, Substantial increases in household food bills will arise, if the European parliament succeeds in pushing through its plans to drastically cut the availability of pesticides for use in agriculture. Rickard stated that EU cereals output could drop, doubling in grain prices.


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