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AIC welcomes ECHA confirmation on glyphosate safety: 15 March 2017

AIC welcomes the science-based confirmation by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) that glyphosate is not carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic.

FR17-013 Member States propose amendments to cadmium limits at Council Working Group meeting: 15 March 2017

To counter the Northern European Bloc within the EU pressing for lower cadmium limits, and in order to move a percieved impasse within the Council Working Group, AIC and other like minded stakeholders working through AEEP (Alliance Europanees Engrais Phosphates) organised a meeting at the Polish Permanent Representative’s offices in Brussels recently. It was hosted by the Polish Head of Trade for the EU, to which member state representatives from Bulgaria, France, UK, Poland, Spain, Portugal and Romania were invited.

G17-033 ECHA confirms that glyphosate should not be classified as a carcinogen, mutagen or toxic for reproduction. : 15 March 2017

In June 2016 glyphosate was re-authorised for use in the EU for an 18 month period. This followed a drawn-out process where member states were unwilling to support reauthorisation due to the politics which surrounded glyphosate in some member states.