Commission dismisses MEPs’ concerns over glyphosate

The world’s most commonly used pesticide is not carcinogenic, according to the European Commission

Controversy over the world's most-used weedkiller has raged for years. Photograph: David Martyn Hughes/123RFThe European Commission has dismissed the concerns of EU lawmakers over the safety of the herbicide glyphosate, arguing that its approval system “ensures the highest safety standards”.

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