Home/Case studies and news/European Parliament authorizes glyphosate for 7 years

European Parliament authorizes glyphosate for 7 years

18.05.2016
European Parliament voted for a new 7-year authorization for glyphosate, at the same time limiting use of glyphosate to professionals in a non-binding resolution. Initially the authorization period was requested for 15 years, but the European Parliament agreed to 7-year authorization. The resolution highlights “concerns about the carcinogenicity and endocrine disruptive properties of the herbicide glyphosate, used in many farm and garden applications.”

Back to the list


Up