Canada needs a systematic approach to assessing pesticides that is open, transparent and independent of industry. This announcement to halt the issuing of condition registration of pesticides should be the first of many announements on what Health Canada will do to fix the way pesticides are assessed and to reassure us they have the scientific capacity needed to conduct independent assessments.
Join me in speaking directly to Health Minister Philpot. Let her know we appreciate getting rid of conditional registrations but it’s only a first step.
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