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Herbicide 2,4,5-T

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will list the countries from which the Advisory Committee on Pesticides obtained evidence about the safety of 2,4,5-T.

The committee draws upon any evidence which reaches international organisations like FAO and WHO, and its sources could therefore be described as worldwide. In its March 1979 report the committee quotes evidence from Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, USA and West Germany.