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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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Statement on the EP Motions for Resolution regarding the ...

We strongly oppose the two motions for resolution on glyphosate being put to the ENVI Committee for consideration. The evaluations conducted by EFSA and the German rapporteur concluded that glyphosate poses no unacceptable risk when used appropriately - an outcome which is consistent with global evaluations on glyphosate.

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Discussion on EU re-approval of glyphosate continues

The GTF recognises the importance of discussions between the European Commission and Member States on the draft review report regarding the re-approval of glyphosate at EU level. However, the GTF expects that this process will go forward in the weeks ahead and that a vote of Member States regarding the re-approval of glyphosate will take place in due course.

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Concern with the alarmist tone of the communication on the ...

The Glyphosate Task Force would like to express its concern with the alarmist tone of the communication from the Umweltinstitut München e.V.on the alleged detection of residues of glyphosate in different samples of bottled beer. The study simply confirms what it can be expected out of the processing of an agricultural input like barley, and establishes ...

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How glyphosate works
Glyphosate interferes with the enzymatic production of ...

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

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