Glyphosate ban was out of pesticide committee’s scope, co-rapporteur says

By |februar 15th, 2019|Bart Staes, Greens-EFA, News, pest committee, pesticide|

Greens did not back the call to ban glyphosate because out of the mandate of pesticide special committee, pledging to battle for it at the right time and moment, Greens co-rapporteur on the final report Bart Staes explained in an interview with EURACTI...

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Put traceability and safety first with plant breeding legislation, say Greens

By |oktober 19th, 2017|Bart Staes, European Parliament, new plant breeding techniques, News, NPBTs|

As the EU debates how to regulate the so-called new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs), critics have urged the Commission to build a legal framework that guarantees traceability and safety, while allowing farmers and consumers to support the model of fa...

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MEPs go to court in bid to reform EFSA

By |junij 2nd, 2017|agriculture, agrochemicals, Bart Staes, Benedek Jávor, Bernhard Url, EFSA, environment, glyphosate, Heidi Hautala, Michèle Rivasi, Monsanto, News, Pesticides, public health, transparency|

Green MEPs have lodged a complaint to denounce the lack of transparency in EFSA’s assessment of glyphosate. They hope to change the internal rules of the agency to boost transparency and limit lobby influence.

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Green MEP: EFSA should release full glyphosate studies

By |maj 2nd, 2017|Bart Staes, EFSA, glyphosate, News, WHO|

Studies by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) about the risks of the glyphosate pesticide have different conclusions. Belgian MEP Bart Staes told EURACTIV Germany that EFSA needs to make its findings public s...

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