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China to Ban 10 Highly Toxic Insecticides

2:50 AM MDT | July 6, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

The Chinese government says that the Ministry of Agriculture (Beijing) plans to ban 10 types of highly toxic insecticide by the end of 2011, in an effort to ensure farm produce safety and to protect the ecological environment. The ministry and four other government departments have drafted a scheme for the elimination and ban on the use of highly toxic insecticides and the scheme has been submitted to the State Council in China, for approval, the government says. The scheme will prompt the withdrawal of the registration certificates and production licenses for 10...

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