EU prepares to vote on glyphosate licence renewal

With five weeks to go before the licence for glyphosate expires (December 15), "the European Union":https://ec.europa.eu/food/plant/pesticides/glyphosate_en is voting on whether to renew authorisation for the controversial herbicide for a further five years.

Farmers say "a ban could cost them millions":http://www.cropprotection.org.uk/newsroom/2017/impact-of-a-glyphosate-ban-on-farming-in-the-uk/ of euros.

The Commission initially recommended a ten-year licence renewal. Environmental campaigne…
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