The Battle Over Pesticide Use in France Heats Up

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In France, the use of pesticides in vineyards is quickly becoming a hot-button issue with wine producers, says The New York Times. France is the third-largest consumer of pesticides in the world, after the United States and Japan. As the European Union’s largest agricultural producer, pesticide and big-agriculture lobbies are powerful, and can easily dissuade […]

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