EU: Europe wants to replace poisons with laser fences
Food Processing: The European Commission is moving towards the elimination of rodenticide use by funding a project to develop a laser fence to protect crops against unwanted animals.
Every year, European farmers lose billions of euros as a result of birds and other animals that eat and destroy crops. Chemical poisons are often used to control these pests; however, chemicals can accumulate in the food chain, with health implications for humans and animals.
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