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"European agencies are half blind": why glyphosate is still so much debated

2023-09-21T16:46:46.557Z

Highlights: The European Commission wants to renew the authorization of this controversial herbicide for 10 years. The France is campaigning for an interim solution. "Yes" or "No"? What will the representatives of the 27 EU member states respond this Friday to the European Commission's proposal to renew authorisation of glyphosate for ten years? The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) considering that the level of risk of this herbicide, although controversial, does not justify banning it. The European executive proposes to leave the door open to its marketing until... 2033.


The European Commission wants to renew the authorization of this controversial herbicide for 10 years. The France is campaigning for an interim solution


"Yes" or "No"? What will the representatives of the 27 EU member states respond this Friday to the European Commission's proposal to renew the authorisation of glyphosate for ten years? After a report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) considering that the level of risk of this herbicide, although controversial, does not justify banning it, the European executive proposes to leave the door open to its marketing until... 2033.

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