Parliament calls for fast-track approval of biological pesticides

The European Commission has been asked by MEPs to propose a revision of EU rules on approval of “low-risk” pesticides of biological origin, to speed up the process and accelerate the replacement of conventional plant protection products.

Pesticides such as those made from bio-organisms and pheromonescould replace synthetic ones “suspected of harming the environment and humanhealth”, but many member states are reluctant to authorise them, says a EuropeanParliament resolution adopted today

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