Florida Citrus growers are committed to ensuring the safety of the food they grow. There are many tools available to Florida growers to combat pests and disease. When necessary, some Florida Citrus growers choose to use tools like pesticides to combat diseases in the groves. Florida Citrus groves are treated judiciously with approved products that have been extensively evaluated for safety by expert groups and government agencies in the U.S. and internationally. Florida Citrus growers work cooperatively with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to comply with all regulations and meet standards for human, plant, animal and environmental health and safety.
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