Spraying Glyphosate on to ploughed land before drilling© Tim Scrivener
The EU’s food safety watchdog has concluded that glyphosate, the active ingredient of the Monsanto herbicide Roundup, is not an endocrine disruptor. The European Food Safety Authority’s (Efsa) assessment, based on industry data and published on 7 September, found there is no evidence that glyphosate is having a harmful effect on human endocrine (hormone) systems. This conclusion comes after the European Commission had asked Efsa in October 2016 to identify plant protection products (PPPs) and biocides with endocrine-disrupting properties. See […]
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