Setting up a special committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides: extracts from the vote and illustrative shots

Event date: 06/02/2018

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During the EP plenary session (5-8 February 2018) in Strasbourg, MEPs vote the mandate of a special committee to look into the EU’s authorisation procedure for pesticides. The special committee was set up in response to concerns about the risk assessment of the herbicide glyphosate. EU member states renewed glyphosate’s marketing licence for five years in November last year. Illustrative shots