- October 27, 2022
- Oeko Test
No majority in EU Commission committee on glyphosate extension
The deadline for using the herbicide glyphosate expires in December. The EU committee has now decided on an extension. Germany abstained from the vote.
Advocates of a temporary extension for the use of the controversial weed killer glyphosate have been hit hard. The responsible committee of the EU Commission formally objected to the extension on Friday , the Federal Ministry of Agriculture announced. However, the Commission can also decide on its own responsibility for a temporary extension, it said. She had previously spoken out in favor of a short-term extension. Germany abstained from the vote
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