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U.S., others target EU pesticide restrictions at WTO

July 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM
The U.S. and 15 other large agriculture-producing World Trade Organization members are questioning the European Union’s implementation of regulatory barriers to agricultural exports, particularly on pesticides regularly used by producers in other countries. “The EU has begun to implement measures that effectively prohibit the use of a number of substances that are required for safe and sustainable agricultural production and have been assessed and authorized for use by many WTO Members,” the group of countries -- including the U.S., Canada,...

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