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Glyphosate pesticide can be used in the EU for one year longer

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The pesticide glyphosate, which is repeatedly criticized, will remain permitted in the EU at least until the end of 2023, as the EU Commission announced on Tuesday. And this despite the fact that many states had spoken out against a longer approval of the controversial drug.

The controversial weed killer glyphosate can be used in the EU for a year longer than previously planned. The EU Commission will decide to extend the temporary approval of the weed killer until December 15, 2023 , a spokeswoman for the EU Commission told the German Press Agency on Tuesday. The decision has not yet been made formally, but this will be done by December 15th. Then the previous approval for glyphosate in the EU expires.

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