Australia's peach growers push for intervention on pesticide use

11/1/2013 | ABC (Australia)

Peach and nectarine growers in Australia want Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce to step in and overturn strict new rules on the use of fenthion, a popular pesticide for fending off fruit flies. The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, which made the new rules, said the pesticide poses unacceptable risks to people who consume the fruit. Growers say there hasn't been a single documented case of fenthion-related damage in more than 50 years of use.

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