EU urged to discard glyphosate studies from lab accused of falsifying data

Environmental groups have called on the European Commission to discard any studies used in pesticide risk assessments which were carried out by Germany laboratory accused of falsifying test results.

Analysis commissioned by campaign groups Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe, Corporate Europe Observatory and Global 2000 found that the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT) Hamburg carried out at least 14% of the regulatory tests, including for the controversial 2017 reapproval of the herbicide glyphosate.

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