Sunday, May 28, 2023

Mexico, the United States, and Canada seek registration of agricultural pesticides

Within the framework of the annual meeting of the North American Trilateral Technical Working Group on Pesticides (TWGin English), the governments of Mexico, the United States, and Canada pledged to strengthen regulations of Agricultural Pesticides Through a concerted and coordinated action plan based on the exchange of scientific information and a modern and efficient cultural organization.

This was announced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development (Sadar), which stressed that regulatory authorities in the agriculture sector, exporters, producers, and industry representatives underline their interest in strengthening regulatory measures for agricultural pesticides, To ensure that the farmers have the required inputs. To protect your crops in three countries.

Dear Velez MendezDirectorate General of Agri-Food, Aquaculture and Fisheries Safety of the National Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality Service (soldier), recognizes that an efficient pesticide registration is necessary and is based on updated scientific information.

In this sense, he highlighted the cooperation between Sanasica, the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks ().cofepris), The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPAin English) and the Pest Control Regulatory Agency of Canada (PMRAin English), is fundamental, as a decision taken by one country can have an impact on the other two, which is derived from the high commercial exchange of agricultural products that they maintain between them.

The director of the EPA, Edward Messina, and the PMRA, Frederic Bissonnette, agreed that joint work for the evaluation and registration of pesticides should be placed before the commitment to protect human health and the environment and, in addition, to develop technologies Skill should be developed. Benefits to the farmers.

they remembered Climate change is a global challenge therefore, it is necessary to promote actions to adapt agriculture to different scenarios that may arise in the coming years.

In particular, he called for prioritizing more efficient use of water and soil to protect natural resources and giving US territory populations more guarantees that the food that reaches their tables is safe.

Participants from the three countries agreed that emerging technology is an important ally for the correct management of pesticides, for example, the use of unmanned aircraft such as drones.

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