French senators denounce flaws in the evaluation of pesticides and demand that EFSA change its toxic practices


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In late October 2020 a scientific study demonstrated the presence of toxic products in 14 pesticides, not declared on the labels. From December 1, 9 associations file complaints against x and launched a civic campaign " Secrets Toxic " which involves more than 14,000 signatures. Their fight? Call into question the current evaluation system and demand the withdrawal of these pesticides from the market in France and Europe. This February 25, the coalition of associations sends, with the support of 119 MEPs, French and senators, a first letter to EFSA, responsible for risk assessment in the field of foodstuffs

Source: generations-futures.fr (Automatically translated from French)

                   

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