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A majority of French MPs followed the Government and rejected the amendments aimed at including the exit of glyphosate in the law at first reading of the draft Law on Agriculture and Food . Here is the press release of the 34 civil society organizations (1), including Justice Pesticides, which last week launched a petition… Read More

PRESS RELEASE Paris, May 22, 2018. Glyphosate ban in France within three years: faced with the government’s reversal, more than 30 civil society organisations are launching a petition. Emmanuel Macron committed last November to ban glyphosate in France “within three years at the latest”, after the EU decision to extend the authorisation of the world’s… Read More

27.04.2018 : The representatives of the Member States of the European Union voted in favour of the European Commission’s proposal to ban almost all uses of 3 neonicotinoid insecticides (imidacloprid, clothianidin, thiametoxam), qualified as bee killers because of their very high toxicity. All outdoor uses will be prohibited and the 3 neonicotinoids will only be… Read More

Thousands of industry documents, including the now notorious “Monsanto papers” are being made available by the University of California, San Francisco, posted at the UCSF Chemical Industry Documents Archive. They will allow the public to get a new insight into the tactics at all levels that the agrochemical industry has used to put its products… Read More

04.19.2018, a California Appellate Court rejected Monsanto’s lawsuit against the announcement by Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) that it intended to list glyphosate under landmark Proposition 65. Here is the press release from Center for Food Safety, which has been very active in the issue. CFS and State of California Win Appeal Affirming… Read More

As spring is back, with pesticides spraying ready to go, our partner Générations Futures has updated its brochure to inform affected neighbours about health risks and their rights, so that they can act to protect themselves. You can download the brochure (in French) here.… Read More