Pesticides are substances that are used by farmers to improve their crops by protecting them from harm of pests and weeds. These include herbicides and insecticides, which is are the biggest categories, but more varieties are known to control specific pests. Pesticides can occur on food- or feed as pesticide residues in very small amounts and is monitored very strict by all MVO companies.
The MVO- sector has a top priority to produce safe products without harmful substances. Therefore, pesticides and pesticide legislation is one of the main topics that is covered under food- and feed safety and an important subject of discussion for the MVO food & feed safety working group.
On this page you will find the most relevant legislation, projects and other relevant publications related to pesticides and pesticide management.
Last modified: October 15, 2020 14:08