The following factsheets are available in pdf format:

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.

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.

Bees & Pesticides

Essential to the production of key EU food crops, yet in sudden decline. What links pesticides and mass bee deaths occurring globally?


Independent literature shows that the pesticide Carbendazim is a very dangerous "toxin", capable of causing malformations in the foetus at very low doses and it's still uncertain if a safe level exists at all.

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

Climate Change and Agriculture

Agriculture is a big contributor to climate change. According to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, Fourth Assessment Report, 2007) this accounts to 10-12% on all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions.


Endosulfan is one of the world’s worst pesticides and has devastating impacts on human health and the global environment.




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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)

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