A controversial herbicide, glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide.
Also known by its brand-name: Roundup, produced by Monsanto. Some evidence links it with cancer - although the jury is still out on that. DW's coverage on glyphosate is collated below.
It's time for the next round of discussions about the controversial herbicide glyphosate. If EU member states cannot decide Thursday whether to further approve the potentially carcinogenic product, it will be banned from mid-December.
A toxic battle is heating up over whether the European Union will renew the licence for glyphosate, one of the world's most widely used weedkillers. The EU’s food safety watchdog has declared that the chemical - used in US agro-giant Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup - is safe. But a class-action lawsuit representing 500 people in the US suggests foul play. The lawyers came to Brussels and