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EU holds second consultation on revising pesticide rules

23 January 2021

The European Union is consulting farmers and other stakeholders on the sustainable use of pesticides before updating rules for the trading bloc.

After the consultation on the roadmap received 360 comments, the objective is this time to get the views of all stakeholders on the implementation, application and enforcement problems encountered, problems encountered and possible solutions.

Feedback period closes on 12 April 2021

Summary

EU rules on the sustainable use of pesticides aim to protect human health and the environment from the possible risks and impacts of pesticides.

The rules encourage reducing pesticides through:

  • integrated pest management
  • alternatives to chemical pesticides.

This initiative reviews to what extent these objectives have been met and options for further reducing pesticide use to help meet the goals of the Farm to Fork Strategy and the European Green Deal.

Follow this link to submit your views. 



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