Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


EU criticises Italy’s PPP sale and use controls

Italy provides weak controls on the sale and use of pesticide products, characterised by insufficient co-ordination among competent authorities and a lack of inspectors’ expertise, the European Commission’s Food and Veterinary Office, FVO, reports. The shortcomings, combined with flaws in the programme to verify that the formulation of the plant protection product (PPP) placed on the market complies with the authorisation/parallel trade permit conditions, means that the system for detection of illegal and counterfeit products is ineffective.



What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts