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OABA Signs Letter Regarding Preemption Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association recently signed a letter expressing concern with the recent misinterpretations of long-standing policy regarding the regulation and labeling of pesticide products under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Lack of certainty on EPA-approved, science-based nationwide labels will erode access to current and future pesticides, threatening crops and grower incomes, conservation practices, public health, vital infrastructure, and ultimately raise food prices for families amidst record-high inflation. Growers and users need reaffirmation from Congress that states have every right to build on the federal government’s baseline regulations but cannot directly contradict the scientific conclusions of the EPA.

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