Spraying in winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
Pesticides must only be identified as endocrine disruptors following a sound scientific and full risk assessment, says the NFU. The European Commission’s consultation to help define the criteria for endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) closed for responses on 19 January. The consultation aims to help the commission define chemicals that might interfere with hormone systems, which may harm human health and the environment. An independent report by farm consultant Andersons has warned up to 40 active substances are at risk of being […]
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