Banned and Hazardous Pesticides in European Food
PAN Europe carried out an investigation to find out whether pesticides banned in the EU [according to 1107/2009 and PIC legislation1] are detected in food sold on the EU market, using the EU official food pesticide residue monitoring data.
REFIT of the Pesticide (EC 1107/2009) & Maximum Residue Limits in food (EC 396/2005) Regulations: PAN Europe's observations
Mapping good agronomic practices and alternatives to pesticides in Europe - a presentation by PAN Europe and IBMA
Carcinogens in our food: Pesticide metabolites with (un)known carcinogenic potential end up in our food
DG SANTE's prolongation policy
SANTE’s ‘prolongation’ policy
PAN Europe – 2019 update
In 2008 EU Commission health service DG SANTE started its notorious program to allow 88 banned pesticides acces to the market again, the so-called “Resubmission’, Resubmission . Many of the most toxic pesticides such as Metam-sodium, Malathion, Bromuconazole, Bifenthrin, Prochloraz, etc. were approved mainly on political grounds and because of the threat of massive industry-sponsored court cases.
"Moving towards agro-ecological practices in Europe" - PAN Europe's recommendations for UN Committee on Food Security's 46th General Assembly
Activity Report 2018
White Paper: Ensuring a Higher Level of Protection from Pesticides in Europe
The White Paper, coordinated by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and produced by a group of 24 experts from the field of pesticides, risk assessment, human and environmental health identifies the many shortfalls in the safety assessment of pesticides in Europe that lead to dangerous substances being used in open spaces. The analysis also proposes concrete solutions on how to improve the pesticide risk assessment in Europe in line with the mandatory requirements of EU law.
Alternatives to Herbicide Use in Weed Management – The Case of Glyphosate
This second edition of the report on ‘alternative methods in weed management to the use of glyphosate and other herbicides’ has been published as a contribution to the ongoing discussions among some Member States, led by France, on phasing out glyphosate and promoting alternatives.
Activity Report 2017
This Annual Report outlines our work in 2017 to seriously reduce dependency on pesticides in Europe and to support safe and sustainable pest control methods. Enjoy reading!