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#Health: Glyphosate health risks ignored as Commission proposes long reapproval for use in EU

#Health: Glyphosate health risks ignored as Commission proposes long reapproval for use in EU

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is proposing the reapproval of the controversial substance glyphosate, which is used as a herbicide among other applications, for use in the EU for a further 15 years. The draft implementing act, which was made available to the European Parliament on Wednesday 24 February, foresees the reapproval of glyphosate until 2031 and […]

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Environment MEPs oppose new GM maize authorization

Environment MEPs oppose new GM maize authorization

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Commission should not authorize the use of glyphosate-tolerant GM maize NK603 x T25 in food and feed, says a resolution adopted by the environment committee on Tuesday (1 December). The Commission should suspend any authorisations for GM food and feed as long as the procedure, currently under review, has not been improved, say MEPs. […]

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