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MEPs vote to limit use of the herbicide Glyphosate

Inside the hemi-cycle in Strasbourg

Press Release

Wednesday 13 Apr 2016

Nessa Childers welcomed today’s vote in the European Parliament which called for a limitation on the use of the herbicide glyphosate which has been linked to cancer.  “As a member of the Environment committee I voted for a full ban, but the result today at least limits its use”. The vote was on a resolution setting out the parliaments position on a proposal by the EU Commission to reapprove the use of glyphosate in Europe. Read More