24 July 2002

Spraying safer

PESTICIDES help reduce food-related illnesses by cutting the amount of natural toxins in food crops, claims a new book from Syngenta which aims to balance the debate on pesticide use.

The 64-page book, Gaining Consumer Confidence explains the safety margins and testing procedures for food residues. Copies available from Syngenta (0800 652 4216) email syngenta.publications@yesresponse.co.uk &#42