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Panel on Plant Protection Products

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Panel on Plant Protection Products

The Panel on Plant Protection Products carries out risk assessments of chemical and biological plant protection products, and their residues in food. Norway has an extemption from EU regulations, which means that all plant protection products have to be nationally approved by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.

Health and environment minimally exposed by the nematode Steinernema carpocapsae

Health and environment minimally exposed by the nematode Steinernema carpocapsae

The use of plant production products with the nematode Steinernema carpocapsae as the active organism, is not associated with negative health effects on humans. The nematode occurs naturally in Norway, but the potential for establishment and spreading is low. This is the conclusions in a assessment conducted by the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM).
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The predatory mite Amblyseius montdorensis causes minimal risk

The predatory mite Amblyseius montdorensis causes minimal risk

The predatory mite Amblyseius montdorensis can not survive under Norwegian climatic conditions. Harm to humans by Amblyseius montdorensis is not reported. This is the conclusions in an assessment conducted by the Norwegian Scientific Committe for Food Safety (VKM).
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