EFSA: No cure for olive plants pest, the whole EU is at risk

By |maj 15th, 2019|Bernhard Url, EFSA, News, olive trees, plant pests, Stephane Parnel, Vytenis Andriukaitis, xylella fastidiosa, Xylella outbreak|

In two opinions released on Wednesday (15 May), the EU Food Safety Agency confirmed that there is still no known way to eradicate the xylella fastidiosa from a sick olive tree. Control measures can contain the disease, but they have to be applied, EFSA's director told EURACTIV.

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EFSA boss: Our advice should not be misused for short-term political interests

By |september 17th, 2018|Bernhard Url, EFSA, European Food Safety Authority, Food safety, glyphosate, neonicotinoids, News, pesticide|

The selective approach of some campaign groups regarding the credibility of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) results in a “general erosion of trust” in the bodies designed to protect public health, EFSA director Bernhard Url told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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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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