Food and Feed Safety (10-03-2005)
The Future of Pesticides in Europe – Online Consultation Open
The European Commission has opened an online consultation on the revision of the main EU Pesticides Directive. The consultation is a chance for industry, farmers and other interested parties to give input on the revision the pesticides legislation.
The main issues addressed in the consultation are:
- The creation of “regional zones” for the authorisation of pesticides
- The clarification of data protection with regard to safety evaluation data
- Issues relating to protection of consumers, operators and the environment.