The European Commission proposes to extend the approval of glyphosate for 10 years

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Fee on Wednesday proposed extending the approval of glyphosate, the lively ingredient in Bayer AG’s weed killer, for 10 years.

Glyphosate has been the topic of controversy for the reason that World Well being Group’s most cancers company concluded in 2015 that it was most likely carcinogenic to people. Bayer mentioned many years of research have proven that glyphosate is secure for human use.

The proposal shall be put to a vote by the 27 EU members, with a professional majority of 15 members representing at the very least 65% of the EU inhabitants required to both help or reject the proposal.

(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop)

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