Why did PAN Europe ask the EU to suspend payments to the World Food Organisation FAO? And why is the FAO so closely connected to Croplife International, the lobby organisation of the pesticide industry? An update.
The world food organisation FAO has been strongly critised by civil society organisations for signing a partnership with pesticide lobby organisation Croplife International.
The EU has presented a proposal for a new regulation on pesticide reduction. This law will regulate how we deal with pesticides for many years to come and can be a real game changer.
Following a PAN Europe letter highlighting recent scientific findings on the alarming risk posed by neonicotinoid insecticides to children’s brain development, the EU Commission said no action would be taken to assess the necessity to further restrict these toxic pestic
The city of Florence has signed the Pledge in which it bans pesticides in public places.
On World Bee Day, it is compelling to highlight that the level of protection of bees against pesticides remains far from optimal in the EU.
Pesticides such as glyphosate could have a role in heart rhythm disorders (i.e. atrial fibrillation). According to scholars, there are such clear indications of this that the Amsterdam professor Bianca Brundel is going to investigate it more closely.
On 24 February 2022, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its latest annual report on pesticide residues in food for the year 2020.
PAN Europe asks the Court of Justice of the EU to put an end to the abusive pesticide derogations regime
Benoît Dupret (Belgian Beekeeper), Isabelle Klopstein (Nature et Progrès Belgium), Antoine Bailleux (lawyer at the Brussels bar) and Martin Dermine (PAN Europe).
On 15 March 2022, Pesticide Action Network Europe joined a protest at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels.