Sign in / register

FPC Updates

Latest Events

Nov
1
Event
9:30am - 2:00pm

The New World of Work: The HR event for the future workplace

View Advert (this link will open in a new window)

Latest French measures to propose ban on use of dimethoate on cherries

26 April 2017

On 29 March 2017 French Authorities sent a request to the European Commission to take an EU-28 emergency measure under Article 70 of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 to ban the use of dimethoate containing plant protection products on cherry trees and to ban the placing on the market of fresh cherries from cherry trees treated with dimethoate, originating from EU Member States or Third countries in the whole EU according to Article 53 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002.

Given the start of production in some countries, the Commission treated this request with urgency and organised a discussion with the EU Member States at the Standing Committee meeting on Plant Health which took place on 6-7 April. The discussion on both points took place in a joint meeting of the section Pesticides Residues and Legislation.

Sign up to become a member today! We provide year-round advice and support on all aspects of the fresh produce industry, along with exclusive networking forums, publications, field trips, group meetings, conferences and events.

Join the FPC

FPC Linked-in Group

Fresh Live (this link will open in a new window)

Latest FPC Tweets

@Sian Thomas RT @JennyatFPC: Book a seat or a whole table and join us for the Freshawards 2019! Tickets can be purchased by both members and non members…

@FPC #FreshtalkHeadlines #TopStoriesOfTheWeek https://t.co/iT4qBIli1C

@Nigel Jenney RT @JennyatFPC: Very early start in the fog this morning, but great to meet with the traders at @western_market once the sun came up! https…

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Fresh Produce Consortium © 2019