Smart Cities Will Leave Pesticide Issue in Hands of Health Canada Scientists, Despite Supreme Court

TORONTO, ON, November 17, 2005 – The Urban Pest Management Council (UPMC) says that despite today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada not to consider a legal challenge of Toronto’s by-law against lawn and garden pesticide use, smart municipalities will opt to leave the issue in the hands of federal regulators. “City councillors in […]

CropLife Canada Seeks Supreme Court Challenge of Toronto Pesticide By-Law

Industry taking legal challenge to ensure farmers can continue to offer Canadians a safe and affordable food TORONTO, ON – CropLife Canada and the Urban Pest Management Council today announced that they want to challenge the City of Toronto’s by-law banning beneficial pest control products before the Supreme Court of Canada. CropLife Canada is asking […]

CropLife Canada Statement on U.S. Biomonitoring Report on Environmental Chemicals

TORONTO, ON, July 21, 2005 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the “Third National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals”. The report outlines the CDC’s biomonitoring data of approximately 150 substances, both natural and synthetic, and their breakdown products (metabolites), in bodily tissues or fluids, such as blood or […]

New data on pesticides in food shows levels among lowest ever, contrary to public perception

Immediate Release TORONTO – If you’ve ever worried about trace amounts of pesticides on the fruits and vegetables you buy, you’re not alone – but here’s some good news: A new analysis of government inspection data released today by Croplife Canada shows that the amount of pesticide residues found in foods sold in Canada is […]

Producers pitch in to dispose of unwanted products in safe, environmentally friendly manner

Over 30,000 kg of Material Disposed of as Farmers Take Full Advantage of Operation CleanFarm Winnipeg, MB – Farmers north of the Trans-Canada Highway took full advantage once again of Operation CleanFarm, a Manitoba program designed to collect and dispose of unwanted and obsolete crop protection products. Over a three day period last fall, producers […]