Roundup

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Tillage farmers in the UK have been left with cultural control as being the primary means of tackling blackgrass infestations...

March 23, 2022

US judge cuts damages on Monsanto in Roundup cancer case

US judge cuts damages on Monsanto in Roundup cancer case

A judge in the US state of California has decided to reduce by over a third the punitive damages levied...

July 16, 2019

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

A second trial into Monsanto’s Roundup product in the US has found that the herbicide was the cause of a...

March 20, 2019

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer – the new owner of Monsanto and the glyphosate weedkiller – has come out swinging following the...

August 24, 2018

Roundup: Calls for a limit to UK glyphosate use

Roundup: Calls for a limit to UK glyphosate use

British organic charity, the Soil Association, has called for a limit to be imposed on the use of Roundup in...

August 14, 2018

Farmers ‘happy’ with Roundup despite landmark US verdict

Farmers ‘happy’ with Roundup despite landmark US verdict

A landmark lawsuit in the US linking glyphosate – the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup – to cancer has led to...

August 13, 2018

New rules around the use of glyphosate to come into effect in two weeks

New rules around the use of glyphosate to come into effect in two weeks

New rules which restrict the conditions around the use of glyphosate in the European Union are to come into effect in...

August 8, 2016

EU member states agree restrictions on the use of Glyphosate

EU member states agree restrictions on the use of Glyphosate

EU Member States today supported a European Commission proposal to restrict the conditions of use of glyphosate in the EU....

July 11, 2016

Glyphosate restrictions proposed by Europe include reduced pre-harvest use

Glyphosate restrictions proposed by Europe include reduced pre-harvest use

The European Commission has proposed a number of restrictions to the use of glyphosate following its last-minute decision this week to...

June 30, 2016

Fears for the future of glyphosate as another EU vote fails

Fears for the future of glyphosate as another EU vote fails

Another vote in Brussels on the future use of glyphosate in the EU has failed to reach a decision, with...

June 24, 2016

France to vote against glyphosate renewal this Friday

France to vote against glyphosate renewal this Friday

Ahead of this Friday’s vote on glyphosate, the French Minister for the Environment, Segolene Royal has said that France will...

June 23, 2016

Europe fails to agree on glyphosate extension

Europe fails to agree on glyphosate extension

European Member States have failed to agree on legislation that would allow an extension of the glyphosate license. Today’s Standing...

June 6, 2016

Everything you need to know about glyphosate

Everything you need to know about glyphosate

Glyphosate is an active substance used for the production of pesticides, which has been authorised in the EU since 2002...

June 5, 2016

Could Roundup really be off the shelves in November?

Could Roundup really be off the shelves in November?

It’s moving into the end game for the renewal of one of the most commonly used chemicals on Irish farms Roundup....

May 24, 2016

Glyphosate re-authorisation pushed back by Member States

Glyphosate re-authorisation pushed back by Member States

A vote was not held today in Brussels on the re-authorisation of glyphosate as the European Commission said that it...

May 19, 2016

France to ban glyphosate – regardless of EU vote this week

France to ban glyphosate – regardless of EU vote this week

Glyphosate will be banned in France – whether or not the EU decides this week to renew the authorisation of...

May 18, 2016

New report finds Glyphosate ‘unlikely to pose carcinogenic risk to humans’

New report finds Glyphosate ‘unlikely to pose carcinogenic risk to humans’

Glyphosate, the chemical used in Monsanto’s Roundup, is unlikely to pose carcinogenic risk to humans from exposure through the diet, a...

May 17, 2016

Is Bayer preparing to buy Monsanto?

Is Bayer preparing to buy Monsanto?

German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer may buy US-agribusiness giant Monsanto for more than $40 billion, according to the...

May 13, 2016