EU to ban two ‘brain-damaging’ pesticides

By |december 9th, 2019|chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, EFSA, News, organic, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides, ScoPaff|

Representatives from member states in the EU Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) voted to ban the controversial pesticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl from the EU market on Friday (6 December). Based on the statements from th...

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EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

By |december 4th, 2019|ban, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, industrial agriculture, Insecticide, News, organic, organic agriculture, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides|

The European Commission is set to vote on Friday (6 November) on not renewing the approval of two pesticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, which the EU's food safety agency says may have serious effects on foetuses and children - a claim indus...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

By |december 4th, 2019|ban, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, industrial agriculture, Insecticide, News, organic, organic agriculture, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides|

The European Commission is set to vote on Friday (6 November) on not renewing the approval of two pesticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, which the EU's food safety agency says may have serious effects on foetuses and children - a claim indus...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

By |december 4th, 2019|ban, chlorpyrifos, industrial agriculture, Insecticide, News, organic, organic agriculture, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides|

The European Commission is set to vote on Friday (6 November) on not renewing the approval of two pesticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, which the EU's food safety agency says may have serious effects on foetuses and children - a claim indus...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

By |december 4th, 2019|ban, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, industrial agriculture, Insecticide, News, organic, organic agriculture, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides|

The European Commission is set to vote on Friday (6 November) on not renewing the approval of two pesticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, which the EU's food safety agency says may have serious effects on foetuses and children - a claim indus...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

By |december 4th, 2019|ban, chlorpyrifos, industrial agriculture, Insecticide, News, organic, organic agriculture, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides|

The European Commission is set to vote on Friday (6 November) on not renewing the approval of two pesticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, which the EU's food safety agency says may have serious effects on foetuses and children - a claim indus...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission set to vote on ban of controversial organophosate pesticides

EU Commission to crack down on recalcitrant member states over neonicotinoids

By |februar 26th, 2019|Agrifood, bees, Environmental NGOs, European Commission, insects, neonicotinoids, News, pesticide regulation, pesticide use|

The European Commission will trigger a never-before-used option against two member states over the abuse of so-called "emergency authorisations" for neonicotinoids, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis said in a letter sent to NGOs dated 19 February and seen by EURACTIV.

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Ideological divisions mar the pesticide special committee’s last act

By |december 7th, 2018|EFSA, glyphosate, News, pest committee, pesticide, pesticide regulation|

A deeply divided European Parliament’s PEST Committee stuck to its broad mandate and approved a diluted final report on pesticides, as political confusion continued to hinder attempts to revise the current protocol for their authorisation.

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Commission and capitals not fully on same page over plant protection

By |november 22nd, 2018|authorisation, News, pesticide regulation, plant health, plant pests, PPPs, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

There is no shortage of plant protection products (PPPs) in the EU, the Commission has said in reply to the EU ministers who have complained of a lack of available substances to tackle the spread of plant diseases.

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Civil society questions Europe’s ‘perfect’ pesticide authorisation system

By |november 2nd, 2018|glyphosate, News, pesticide regulation, pesticide use|

No pesticide should be authorised if it is found to have harmful effects on humans, animals, the environment, and the ecosystem, the new coalition “Citizens for Science in Pesticide Regulation” said in a manifesto launched on Wednesday (31 October).

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