EU wants new approach on pesticide residues in TTIP

The EU Commission has proposed changing the way pesticide residue limits for food are set for the purposes of trade with the US, in a move supported by the pesticide industry and criticised by NGOs

The European Commission has proposed changing the way pesticide residue limits for food are set for the purposes of trade with the US, in a move supported by the pesticide industry and criticised by NGOs.

The EU negotiating position on food safety and animal and plant health, published on Wednesday, proposes that residue limits set by the UN’s Codex Alimentarius Commission should be the default that applies between the EU and the US.

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