Chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, might face an EU-wide ban after the European Food Safety Authority declared that the substance “does not meet the criteria” ..
News 6 Aug 2019
Campaigners have asked the European Commission to register an EU-wide petition for synthetic pesticides to be phased out by 2035 ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Document Watch 30 Jul 2019 External Content
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last week firmly refuted media reports that it has proposed closing artificial turf pitches as part of its efforts to ..
News 30 Jul 2019
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France’s state environment agency is launching new studies to better understand the properties of glyphosate, the near ubiquitous herbicide ..
News 23 Jul 2019
Governments have agreed to write into EU law only parts of risk assessment guidance intended to limit the use of pesticides harmful to honeybees ..
News 18 Jul 2019
Health and environment campaigners are largely at odds with the farming and chemicals industry over how the EU should review legislation on endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 12 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
Document Watch 5 Jul 2019 External Content
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019