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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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Save the date for June 11 at 10am EDT as the @WorldFoodPrize announces its 2020 Laureate. To help announce the prestigious award will be Secretary of State @SecPompeo & Secretary of Agriculture @SecretarySonny. Watch at https://t.co/NiFNM8TTWI #FoodPrize20 https://t.co/6hEEKyaIg5
COVID-19 is impacting the food supply chain and animal welfare. When one element of the chain is affected, those consequences trickle down to the farm level in many ways. Find out how and why in a blog post from @JaysonLusk ...
Toxicologists say: “the dose makes the poison” i.e. all chemicals (even water and oxygen) can be hazardous in excessive amounts. Watch our video about hazard and risk here: https://t.co/aMZ1nrqlXc #PesticideFacts
Check out our interview about supply chains with the Global Movement Coordinator at @TooGoodToGo_UK, the world’s largest marketplace for surplus food. They are combating food waste, working with farmers, and alleviating supply chain bottlenecks. https://t.co/GhePFav4Ev https://t.co/Pt0hTqT3eX
Have you ever thought about how your food gets from the field to the grocery store shelf or your plate? Here, we explore how plant science is one of the many links that help ensure food security can thrive at ...
What's the difference between foods grown through organic and conventional farming methods? Registered dietitian Erin MacGregor talks about the differences between the two and tackles some common myths about each. @CropLifeCanada @How_To_Eat https://t.co/IFC8ZgMyoe https://t.co/RZODiYipBV
What is and isn’t safe to eat? Should I worry about #pesticides? MD Roberto Ramirez from @bayer4crops gives his thoughts in this great perspective: https://t.co/seHqSk7enf #PesticideFacts
How does your food get from the farm to your plate? Through the supply chain. What happens when external factors put a strain on the supply chain? Everyone up and down the chain is affected. Learn more. https://t.co/zhB3To9Xfi
Alex, a marathon runner, can’t find eggs for his high-protein breakfast, why is that? Take our quiz to see if you know the answer to this and other questions on the supply chain. https://t.co/obuY2o1FZq #supplychain #quiz https://t.co/XwUORHsV5V
We are reminded daily we exist in an unpredictable and imperfect world where choices on how we grow our food & feed the world can emerge only after constructive debate and thorough discussion, notes CropLife International's President & CEO @giuliaditommaso ...

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