European Commission renews the approval of glyphosate for 10 years

The European Commission has announced the renewal of glyphosate authorisation for an additional 10 years, a significant decision for the agricultural sector worldwide. Glyphosate, a key herbicide in modern farming, plays a crucial role in managing crop health and productivity.

This decision follows comprehensive discussions among EU member states and comes with specific conditions aimed at ensuring safety and environmental protection, underscoring its importance for farmers and the agricultural sector globally.

The decision aligns with findings from various regulatory agencies, including the European Food Safety Authority, which reported no critical areas of concern regarding glyphosate’s impact on human, animal, and environmental health.

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