Campaigners pile on pressure ahead of glyphosate vote

PAN Europe has published a report it says provides further proof that EU regulators ignored studies suggesting glyphosate was toxic, just two days before a vote on its licence renewal

Pesticides Action Network (PAN) Europe published a report on Tuesday it says provides further proof that EU regulators ignored studies suggesting glyphosate was toxic, just two days before government delegates are due to vote on a proposal to renew the licence for the widely used herbicide.

“In 45 out of the 49 cases providing reasons of dismissal no valid scientific argument was provided,” the pressure group said citing a report produced in conjunction with the French NGO Générations Futures. 

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