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WHO body concludes that glyphosate is unlikely to pose a ...

The extraordinary meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) held in Geneva on the 9-13 May, has concluded that glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans from exposure through the diet. Richard Garnett, the chair of the Glyphosate Task force (GTF) said “The GTF is not surprised that the JMPR has provided a ...

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Glyphosate Task Force urges Member States to adopt 15 year ...

In advance of the Standing Committee meeting scheduled to take place on May 18th and 19th, the Glyphosate Task Force (GTF) underlines the importance of applying all elements of the EU legislative framework for the approval of active substances consistently and in full. Based on the outcome of a comprehensive risk assessment, EU legislation provides for a 15 ...

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GTF points to the need to de-politicise debate on glyphosate

The Glyphosate Task Force acknowledges the debate at the European Parliament where some MEPs expressed concern and that the Parliament agreed on a non-binding resolution asking for a reduction of the length of the approval to only seven years from the customary 15 year approval period for re-registered substances.

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What is glyphosate?
Glyphosate is one of the most widely used broad-spectrum ...

History of glyphosate
The molecule “glyphosate” was already ...

How is glyphosate used?
Glyphosate is used to control a variety of plants in ...