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"European Parliament Vote Supports Vital New Restrictions on Glyphosate Herbicides" April 13, 2016

Thursday 21 April 2016

/user/image/actualitePicture_804099.pngNews by Sustainable Pulse:The European Parliament vote in April 2016 that supported a new 7 year approval for the World’s most used herbicide glyphosate, did in fact have a silver lining despite the disappointment of some groups who were targeting a full ban on the probable human carcinogen:

  • No approval of non-professional use
  • No approval in or close to public parks/playgrounds/gardens
  • No approval where integrated pest management systems are sufficient for necessary weed control
  • Strict limitations on pre-harvest applications (desiccation), which are deemed unacceptable

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