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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.
The consultation is open until 10 May 2005 and can be accessed here