Today the Pesticide Control Board launched its first strategic plan. The four year plan will focus on increasing the responsible use and management of pesticides by updating legislation and governance. Acting Chairman of the PCB, Francisco Gutierrez told us more...

Gutierrez also spoke to us about the PCB's stance when it comes to the herbicide Roundup, which was flagged by the World Health Organization earlier this year as a potential carcinogen. A carcinogen is a substance that can cause cancer, but Gutierrez told us that so far there's no need to be worried...

Roundup is the most commonly used herbicide is the country, so Gutierrez told us that the PCB is still conducting research to ensure that its usage is not a threat.

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