Call for a swift ban of the active substance s-metolachlor

Dear Commissioner Kyriakides,

We, the undersigned organisations working for the protection of human health and the environment from pesticides, are writing to you to ask you to ensure that the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, in its role as a chair of the Standing Committee of Food Animals Food and Feed, to promptly present a proposal for the non-renewal of the active substance s-metolachlor to the Member State representatives of the Committee, based on the recent negative opinion by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). 


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