Should glyphosate be banned? - Johnson & Johnson to pay $55m damages to cancer victim
The European Commission has again hit a wall in renewing the approval for the weedkiller glyphosate. The vote comes after 18 months of agonizing over the controversial herbicide.
A vote to extend the use of a controversial weed killer has angered Angela Merkel's past and maybe future partners in government, the Social Democrats. Will the issue derail talks about a grand coalition?
The European Parliament has called for glyphosate to be banned by 2022 amid fears the weed killer causes cancer. The move puts pressure on the EU Commission which recommended its license should be renewed for 10 years.
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