Glyphosate Facts

Transparency on safety aspects and use of glyphosate-containing herbicides in Europe


Safety: Authorization of plant protection products

Chemical weed-control methods have always been seen as an attractive solution for farmers because they are relatively cost-effective and easy to use, so herbicides have played a key role in our production of food, feed, and fibre over the last 60 years. However, herbicides also come into contact with farmers, food and the environment. To ensure they pose no unreasonable risk, comprehensive risk assessment procedures are prescribed by law.

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