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Agrifood 05-05-2020

NGO challenges new EFSA studies on multiple pesticides as ‘unfit for purpose’

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published the results of its two pilot assessments on the risks posed to humans by residues of multiple pesticides in food, but a leading European association of health/consumer groups has deemed them “unfit for purpose.”
Agrifood 25-11-2015

Precision farming should only be small part of holistic EU agriculture

Only sustainable practices, with prevention coming first, will be able to feed the world, writes Henriette Christensen.
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Agrifood 22-09-2014

Bee activist: EU ban on neonicotinoids undermined by national derogations

The European Commission's 2013 decision to ban some neonicotinoid insecticides is not working, as some member states have provided derogation for their farmers, says Martin Dermine.
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