The Health and Environment Alliance welcomes the compromises reached throughout the discussions. The agreed legislative changes have the potential to make CLP a more protective and efficient piece of legislation.
HEAL and several other organisations are calling on Permanent Representatives of the European Union to protect European citizens by opposing the Commission’s proposal for a 10-year renewal of glyphosate’s approval. This is especially crucial in light of new scientific evidence demonstrating that glyphosate-based herbicides can cause leukaemia in rats, even at low doses that were previously deemed safe by EU regulatory authorities.
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