Voting to uphold this objection were 36 members, while 6 members voted against it and 18 did not vote.monsanto-pesticide-birth-defects_250

ENVI stated:   “So long as serious concerns remain about the carcinogenicity and endocrine disruptive properties of the herbicide glyphosate, which is used in hundreds of farm, forestry, urban and garden applications, the EU Commission should not renew its authorization. Instead, it should commission an independent review and disclose all the scientific evidence that the s (EFSA) used to assess glyphosate.”

Members also called the herbicide’s re-authorization “irresponsible and unacceptable.”