The European Union (EU) has given Uganda the green light to use DDT in the fight against malaria.
It said in a statement DDT is not a problem in relation to food exports from Uganda or other African states.
"The EU is confident that appropriate controls can be put in place to ensure DDT is used without risk to food safety," it said.
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Uganda: EU Okays DDT Use Against Malaria, By Onyalla Hariette, AllAfrica.com, December 7, 2006