Pesticides Archives

  • French farmers fighting the taboo of pesticides

    Agrifood 06-03-2012

    Farmers in France are winning court cases on illnesses caused by the use of pesticides. Long a taboo subject within the farming community, they are speaking increasingly openly about this potentially lethal pollution, says Claire Le Nestour.

  • Illegal pesticides: A growing concern that needs attention

    Agrifood 28-06-2010

    Counterfeit pesticides are currently slipping through the regulatory net and need to be addressed, argues Phil Newton, senior communications manager at the European Crop Protection Association, in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV.