Reports

January 2021

Member States against EU pesticide reduction

An access to documents request carried out by PAN Europe showed that, behind closed doors, Member States are revealing their real positions on the EU Green Deal: Only one Member State is willing to engage in the 50% pesticide reduction target (as proposed by the European Commission, but measured in a completely inappropriate way).

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September 2020

Banned and Hazardous Pesticides in European Food

PAN Europe carried out an investigation to find out whether pesticides banned in the EU [according to 1107/2009 and PIC legislation1] are detected in food sold on the EU market, using the EU official food pesticide residue monitoring data.

Highlights:

June 2020

REFIT of the Pesticide (EC 1107/2009) & Maximum Residue Limits in food (EC 396/2005) Regulations: PAN Europe's observations

April 2020

Mapping good agronomic practices and alternatives to pesticides in Europe - a presentation by PAN Europe and IBMA

December 2019

Activity Report 2019

October 2019

Carcinogens in our food: Pesticide metabolites with (un)known carcinogenic potential end up in our food

October 2019

DG SANTE's prolongation policy

SANTE’s ‘prolongation’ policy

PAN Europe – 2019 update

In 2008 EU Commission health service DG SANTE started its notorious program to allow 88 banned pesticides acces to the market again, the so-called “Resubmission’,  Resubmission  . Many of the most toxic pesticides such as Metam-sodium, Malathion,  Bromuconazole, Bifenthrin, Prochloraz, etc. were approved mainly on political grounds and because of the threat of massive industry-sponsored court cases.

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October 2019

"Moving towards agro-ecological practices in Europe" - PAN Europe's recommendations for UN Committee on Food Security's 46th General Assembly

June 2019

Activity Report 2018

December 2018

White Paper: Ensuring a Higher Level of Protection from Pesticides in Europe

The White Paper, coordinated by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and produced by a group of 24 experts from the field of pesticides, risk assessment, human and environmental health identifies the many shortfalls in the safety assessment of pesticides in Europe that lead to dangerous substances being used in open spaces. The analysis also proposes concrete solutions on how to improve the pesticide risk assessment in Europe in line with the mandatory requirements of EU law.

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