The EU has determined that Monsanto's wonder weed killer glyphosate is safe. But the decision is based on research performed by Monsanto itself, and skepticism remains high among environmental and consumer activists. Can glyphosate cause cancer?
EU member states have voted to extend the license for controversial weed killer glyphosate. Germany's approval was crucial in the vote, but it could derail coalition talks between Merkel's conservative bloc and the SPD.
The European Union is deciding about the future of glyphosate — a controversial herbicide that may be linked with cancer. DW offers an overview on the most important points of the debate.
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 EU should not renew the license that allows the sale of RoundUp weed killer in the bloc, US cancer victims argue. They say exposure to the key ingredient, glyphosate, made them and their loved ones sick.
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