Hautala and Others v. EFSA

May 24, 2017
Not judged
European Union, Luxembourg

Heidi Hautala, Benedek Javór, Michèle Rivasi, Bart Staes
B. Kloostra

EU court
Herbicide, Glyphosate, Roundup
Annul EFSA’s confirmatory decision of 14 March 2017 to refuse most of the documents requested by the applicants; and order EFSA to pay the costs of the proceedings.
Court of Luxembourg, European Union

05.24.2017, referral to the CJEU on the non-disclosure by the EFSA of the studies on which it relied to conclude that glyphosate was not carcinogenic to humans, contrary to the conclusions of the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The plaintiffs seek to obtain legal clarity on the information that should be made public and on what should legitimately be considered as business confidential information. Aarhus Convention.