Toxic pesticides banned for EU use exported from UK

Trade loopholes allow chemicals to be sent to developing countries as well as US, Japan and AustraliaToxic pesticides banned for use in the UK are being exported to countries with less stringent regulations, under loopholes in international trade rules.Two companies, Syngenta and Ineos, are exporting from UK facilities large quantities of pesticides based on chemicals that would be illegal for use in the EU, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace UK’s Unearthed investigation and the Swiss NGO Public Eye, in freedom of information requests. Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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