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This website by CropLife International provides information about pesticides as they relate to human health. The full lifecycle of pesticides is addressed – from testing and regulation to minimization of pesticide residues in food as well as farm worker safety and good manufacturing practices.

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Importance & Benefits of Pesticides

Without crop protection, including pesticides, more than half of the world’s crops would be lost to insects, diseases and weeds.

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Pesticide Testing & Regulation

Pesticides are some of the most tested and regulated products in the world.

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Human Health & Pesticides

Pesticide residues on food are very low if present at all and they are not established causes of specific medical conditions.

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Pesticide Applicator Safety

Normal exposure to pesticides does not cause diseases or adverse conditions to those exposed to them the most – pesticide applicators.

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What is Good Laboratory Practice and why is it so important? Find out how it brings safe and sustainable tools to farmers all over the world. #pesticidefacts https://t.co/gs9PYBlUAv @BASF @Syngenta @Bayer4Crops @FMCCorp @corteva @cropprotection @kazyamato1 https://t.co/cQmMdufsS8
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#DYK to be approved, a #pesticide must go through a full risk assessment by regulators. If it fails, it will be rejected https://t.co/vDA1EA7pq2 #pesticidefacts @BASF @Syngenta @Bayer4Crops @FMCCorp @corteva @cropprotection @kazyamato1 https://t.co/27RIZxIunf
Experts conduct more than 150 studies, as required by law, to ensure #pesticides are not just effective but also safe for human health and the environment. Find out more here: https://t.co/ryx7bQNo5G #pesticidefacts @BASF @Syngenta @Bayer4Crops @FMCCorp @corteva @kazyamato1 https://t.co/8IfFZV6j94
“Being gender responsive means challenging and questioning your own norms and assumptions about whose voice is heard.” Great to see @WorldFoodPrize honor Dr. Hale Ann Tufan’s work. Read her blog on empowering women here: https://t.co/Gau2292MxG @NextGenCassava #plantbreeding https://t.co/UPFft532gX
"Does living on a farm increase cancer risk? According to several large population studies around the world, not at all." Carol J. Burns explains how global regulations have reduced accidental misuse of pesticide to protect farmers #pesticidefacts https://t.co/qf2wl92dGF https://t.co/pU640iefr8
"Innovations in agriculture are fundamental to human health," says S. Eliza Halcomb."They protect the food supply and lift people out of poverty to help them lead healthy and productive lives." #pesticidefacts https://t.co/KWrZAEEGCH @BASF @Syngenta @Bayer4Crops @FMCCorp @corteva https://t.co/3uBM4yByQu
“Being gender responsive means challenging and questioning your own norms and assumptions about whose voice is heard.” Great to see @WorldFoodPrize honor Dr. Hale Ann Tufan’s work. Read her blog on empowering women here: https://t.co/Gau2292MxG @NextGenCassava #plantbreeding https://t.co/ZRtW2WYmGl
Before any pesticide can be approved for use, all safety data related to human health and the environment must be submitted to regulatory authorities for review. Find out more about our commitment to data transparency here: https://t.co/gs9PYB4jbV #pesticidefacts @cropprotection https://t.co/zlZbNfnWhX

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