Spraying pesticides on wheat© Tim Scrivener
Defra secretary Liz Truss has called for a “science-led” approach to pesticide regulation in the UK. Ms Truss was speaking after a meeting with EU health and food safety commissioner Vytnenis Andriukaitis in London on Tuesday (17 March). She said she wanted to see a “science-led and evidence-based approach” around the issue of pesticide use and regulation, with more decisions being taken domestically rather than at a European level. See also: Loss of pesticides could cost UK farming £1.6bn Ms […]
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