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E.U. Countries Delay Approval of Toxic Chemical in RoundUp


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E.U. Countries Delay Approval of Toxic Chemical in RoundUp

WASHINGTON - Today in Brussels representatives from the European Union (E.U.) failed to pass a temporary reauthorization of glyphosate – a toxic chemical in the common pesticide RoundUp determined by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be a “probable carcinogen”. The committee was asked to grant re-authorization for between one and two years, to allow for completion of a safety assessment currently in progress at the European Chemicals Agency, but rejected the proposal.

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