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Peace, love and glyphosate – media coverage

Our collaboration with the Organic Consumers Association – which revealed meaningful levels of the herbicide glyphosate in UK and EU samples of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream – and the subsequent EU parliament press conference aroudn this, produced a strong response from media around the world.   EP Press conference audio (in two parts)  … Read more

Glyphosate in the EU – what’s the plan?

The EU has failed – once again – to agree on how to proceed with the relicensing of glyphosate, the active ingredient which underpins Roundup the world’s most widely used herbicide. It’s time to ask: what exactly is the plan here?

Peace, love and (glyphosate in your) ice cream

In a series of tests on Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sold in the UK and EU, worrying levels of glyphosate were found. Here’s what that means – and how Ben & Jerry’s responded and why you shouldn’t be too hopeful.

Glyphosate’s link to liver damage exposed

Newly published evidence shows that, at levels many thousands of times below what regulators around the world consider ‘safe’, long-term dietary exposure to glyphosate can trigger liver disease.

EU one step closer to relicensing glyphosate

For those hoping for a cleaner EU food system, the new EFSA review, which effectively removes any barriers to the relicensing of glyphosate, makes grim, if somewhat predictable reading.