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Reaction on postponement of glyphosate vote
The vote on re-authorisation of glyphosate on 19 May in the Standing Committee on Plant Animal Food and Feed (PAFF) was postponed. It appears that the EU Commission (DG Sante) could not achieve the required "qualified majority" needed for giving a renewal. Read more...
Health impacts of glyphosate highlighted at EU Parliament workshop
On 24 May HEAL’s Executive Director Genon K. Jensen outlined health concerns about the potential re-authorisation of glyphosate at a workshop on the EU’s pesticide risk assessment system: the case of glyphosate. Read more...
EP studio TV interview with NFU on pesiticides
’Europe and You’ (3.24-13.32 minutes), 7 March 2015
5 – 12, Paris, France: International Environmental Film Festival