The following factsheets are available in pdf format:
Food Security and Agriculture
Food security depends very much on the number of people needing food, the level of consumption of people (especially animal diets), and the availability of (fertile) lands.
Patterns of systematic and unlawful prolongation of toxic pesticide approvals by the European Commission
Pesticide Co-formulants: Hidden Toxins Remain Under the Radar
What are Co-formulants, Synergists and Safeners in Pesticides?
Pesticides in Food
Latest information on the widespread presence of pesticides in food items sold in the European Union.
Eleven European supermarkets are now taking steps to reduce the level of pesticides in their food supply chains. Our Factsheet summarises these efforts.
See also Supermarket Summary Table of Commitments
Why EFSA’s assessments of Member States’ 120-days derogations on pesticides are flawed
For the second time, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has produced a flawed assessment on derogations provided by Member States for the use of neonicotinoids, based on article 53 of the pesticide regulation 1107/2009/EC.