Glyphosate EU re-authorisation vote stalled again: decision to be taken to Appeal Committee

This morning, EU Member States’ representatives of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) met in Brussels to vote on Commission’s proposal to re-authorise glyphosate, the active substance of the world’s most used herbicide, for 5-years.  Once again, the European Commission's proposal regarding the herbicide active principle's re-authorisation did not receive a qualified majority vote, hence the decision has been passed onto the Appeals Committee which will meet on November 28th to deliberate on the matter. 

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