29 Jun '16, 8pm

Glyphosate Given Last-Minute Approval Despite Failure to Secure Majority Support

The EU’s current approval of glyphosate had been set to expire on Thursday but due to the member state gridlock, the EU’s executive body had the final say on whether or not the controversial weedkiller remained on Europe’s shelves. Had glyphosate’s license been allowed to expire, manufacturers would have been given six months to phase out products containing the chemical, such as Monsanto’s Roundup and other herbicides.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/06/29/glyphosate-approved-eu/

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ecowatch.com 29 Jun '16, 9pm

The EU’s current approval of glyphosate had been set to expire on Thursday but due to the member state gridlock, the EU’s ...