The following factsheets are available in pdf format:

May 2023

Pesticide Co-formulants: Hidden Toxins Remain Under the Radar

What are Co-formulants, Synergists and Safeners in Pesticides?

July 2022

Contribution to the EU feedback mechanism on Sustainable Food Systems – New Initiative

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the idea of the EU developing a law paving the way towards a Sustainable Food Systems1 . The public consultations aim at allowing citizens and stakeholders to provide feedback on the intended initiative.

July 2022

Patterns of systematic and unlawful prolongation of toxic pesticide approvals by the European Commission

November 2021

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.

April 2021

Factsheet: Contribution to the EU public consultation on Statistics on Agricultural Input and Output (SAIO)

PAN Europe’s comments to the legislative proposal aiming at establishing Statistics on Agricultural Input and Output (SAIO)

April 2020


1. Introduction.

April 2020



January 2019

Chlorpyrifos: EU should ban brain-harming chlorpyrifos to protect health (August 2018)

September 2016

Sulfoxaflor and flupyradifurone: neonics or not? How pesticide industry tricks regulators (14 September 2016)

This factsheet highlights how Dow and Bayer, the producers of sulfoxaflor and flupyradifurone have been twisting science and inventing their own rules to have sulfoxaflor and flupyradifurone not included in the neonicotinoids family. A way to through sand at the eyes of regulators.

June 2016

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.

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