EU governments agree to ban pesticide mancozeb from next year

European governments have agreed to withdraw EU approval for the widely used organic fungicide mancozeb, among the most commonly applied arable crop pesticides of any kind, after a qualified majority of delegates agreed not to renew authorisation.

by Gareth Simkins
Mancozeb is among the most commonly applied arable crop pesticides of any kind (Photo by: Farm Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Mancozeb is among the most commonly applied arable crop pesticides of any kind (Photo by: Farm Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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