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In the area of agricultural chemicals, the Environmental Protection Agency requires detailed labeling on cans of pesticides and herbicides. Generally speaking, the industry not only does not oppose these labeling requirements, but even supports government-sponsored education programs on how to use the these chemicals. Why?

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The industry wants to limit their liability. If, further down the food chain, the consumer or end user has issues with the products, the industry wants to be protected by having documentation and information regarding the use of pesticides and herbicides. Furthermore, by having the ...

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This solution describes why industry supports the detailed labeling of pesticides and herbicides. Includes a supporting reference.