The European Commission has estimated that about 10% of the EU's pesticide market is comprised of illegal and counterfeit plant protection products, disseminated by organized crime.
In Poland, crops can only be protected with pesticides approved for trading by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. This rule applies to every EU Member State, and additional bans the use of products purchased in other countries.
Plant protection products may only be purchased at points of sale duly authorized to trade in them and that are overseen by the National Inspectorate of Plant Health and Seed Inspection. Pesticides should be sold in original sealed packages bearing product labels in the Polish language.
To avoid purchasing counterfeit products, refrain from buying pesticides:
Such pesticides are very likely to be counterfeit or illegal and, if applied, may well:
Report any concerns or cases of unauthorized plant protection products being offered for sale or application to your nearest unit of the National Inspectorate of Plant Health and Seed Inspection, and original product manufacturer.
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