Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Canada to allow more pesticides on fruit to avoid 'irritating' US

Canada is set to raise the amount of maximum pesticide residues allowable on hundreds of fruits and vegetables, reports the Ottawa Citizen, as part of "an effort to harmonize Canadian pesticide rules with those of the United States."

The differing standards are a "trade irritant," we are told.

Apparently our desire to not be poisoned is a trade barrier.

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