Brazil to found illegal agchem alert system
Two Brazilian pesticide industry associations have signed a pact with the Ministry of Agriculture to found a national alert system for the presence of illegal pesticides. The SANAI project was agreed among the national generic pesticide industry association, the Aenda, the agricultural inputs distributors’ association, the Andav, and the Ministry at the 10th Enfisa event (national pesticide inspection and seminar) held in Curitiba, Brazil last month. The major goal of the project is to curb the growing practice of applying illegal and unregulated products on crops. The bodies will mobilise their networks and ensure a regular and ample flow of information at the same time to the associations’ boards and the authorities. The agreement is among various undertakings of regulators siged under the “the letter from Curitiba”.