The European Commission on December 12 adopted a Communication to respond to the European Citizens' Initiative “Ban glyphosate and protect people and the environment from toxic pesticides”.

This comes after European Union member states on November 27 cleared the use of glyphosate – a controversial herbicide – for the next five years.

“It's great that well over a million EU citizens have invested their time to engage directly on an issue that matters,” said First Vice-President Frans Timmer...

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