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About pesticides

Sep 29, 2015 ...About pesticides Learn about pesticide safety, including insect repellents, homemade pesticides, pesticide spray drift, lawn pesticides and food safety. Services and information Are pesticides safe? Explore pesticide use and safety. Learn about side effects, problem reporting, homemade pesticides and risks to buying on-line and to vulnerable groups like

Pesticides and food safety

Aug 21, 2019 ...Pesticides and food safety To be healthy, we need to eat a variety of foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Pesticides play an important role in making sure there is enough food for everyone, by protecting crops from pests like insects, weeds, and fungal diseases. While pesticides help protect our food supply, some people have concerns about

Pesticides and Pest Management

Jan 17, 2020 ...Pesticides and Pest Management For The Public Pesticides and Food Safety Public Registry Report a Pesticide Incident Pesticide Compliance and Enforcement Conditional Registrations Public Engagement Portal For Growers & Commercial Users Importing Pesticides Sustainable Pest Management User Requested Minor Use Pollinator Protection For Registrants

Consideration of Sex and Gender in Pesticide Risk Assessment

Jan 17, 2020 ... that pesticides may pose higher risks to certain groups of people based on differences in factors such as: biology gender sex behaviour age occupation Health Canada’s decisions about how pesticides can be used are based on protecting the most sensitive group. Biological, Social and Cultural Considerations Biological Differences in Toxicity Toxins can have different

Consultation on Humane Vertebrate Pest Control

Jan 6, 2020 ...Consultation on Humane Vertebrate Pest Control ! Notice to the reader: This consultation is now closed. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) acknowledges growing concerns among Canadians about the use of pesticides to control large predators and the unintended effects on non-target animals. The PMRA is consulting Canadians on how

Consultation: Humane Vertebrate Pest Control

Jan 6, 2020 ... Regulation No 528/2012, acknowledges that certain biocidal products might give rise to animal welfare concerns. Because of this, Member States are allowed to restrict the use of EU-approved products that may pose animal welfare concerns within their own jurisdictions. About the Pest Management Regulatory Agency PMRA is responsible for pesticide regulation in Canada

Household use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers

Nov 8, 2019 ... in the Prairie provinces, led by Saskatchewan. About the indicator About the indicators What the indicators measure The indicators report the percentage of households with a lawn or garden that use chemical pesticides and chemical fertilizers in Canada and by province. Why these indicators are important Households use chemical pesticides, which include herbicides

Fact Sheets and Other Resources

Jan 17, 2020 ... Pest Management (IPM) Infographics Pesticides and the Environment Pesticides and Human Health Health Canada Cares About Bees Health Canada Protects Bees from Pesticides Consideration of Sex and Gender in Pesticide Risk Assessment Fact Sheets Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP) Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies israelensis (Bti) Bacillus thuringiensis

Frequently asked questions about drug and pesticide deposition under the Aquaculture Activities Regulations

Apr 4, 2018 ...Frequently asked questions about drug and pesticide deposition under the Aquaculture Activities Regulations Q1: Why is there a need to use pesticides and drugs in our waters? A1: Pests and infectious pathogens can occur in the freshwater and marine environments in both wild and farmed fish, and can affect the health of Canada’s aquatic ecosystems. The use

Pollinator Protection

Jan 16, 2020 ...Pollinator Protection Health Canada Cares About Bees – Infographic Health Canada Protects Bees from Pesticides - Infographic Pollinators are organisms that help transfer pollen from one flowering plant to another. This fertilizes plants so that they can produce seeds and fruit. With over 700 native species in Canada, bees are the most common pollinators

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