TITLE

Euro-MPs seek 'draconian' changes to pesticide rules

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the second reading of the European Union (EU) plans to change the pesticides approval process and cut-off criteria conducted by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on October 6, 2008. Green German MEP Hiltrud Breyer revealed her report to the parliament's environment committee which proposed changes to the common position agreed by agriculture ministers in June. She also covered two cut-off criteria that prohibit active ingredients that cause a risk of neuro-toxic or immunotoxic properties in people.
ACCESSION #
34800016

 

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