CLE comments on draft Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and V to Regulation 396/2005

  • Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for pesticides are trading standards driving good agricultural practice and ensuring a level playing field for EU and other farmers.
  • Different regions have different needs.
  • Trade-restrictive measure is inconsistent with EU and WTO legal frameworks and will harm competitiveness of the EU food chain.