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Pesticide ruling sparks debate

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The European Parliament has voted in favour of banning certain pesticides used by European farmers.

Elliot Kannel from the Pestercide Action Network says the ruling will take some time to have any effect, while farmer and Ulster Farmer's Union Vegetable Committee member Robin McKee says food production will be more difficult.

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