# glyphosate

EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis (L-R), EU agricultural commissioner Phil Hogan and the Estonian minister of agricultural developement Tarmo Tann during a press conference held after a meeting with the EU agricultural ministers in Tallinn, Estonia.. Photo: Ansgar Haase/dpa/archive
EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukai […]

EU food agency boss: Glyphosate opponents prefer ideology to facts

The debate about the Monsanto-developed pesticide glyphosate, whose recent EU approval has caused political mayhem in Germany, has more to do with politics than science, EFSA's executive director says.
A worker drives a tractor through the vines of the Chateau La Pierriere, which produces Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux designation wine, on October 23, 2017, in Gardegan-et-Tourtirac, southwestern France. Photo: Mehdi Fedouach / AFP
A worker drives a tractor through the vi […]

EU weedkiller row gives French winemakers a headache

In the peaceful vineyards of France's Bordeaux region, a potential EU crackdown on a popular weedkiller over cancer fears is adding to winemakers' worries.