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PAN UK Updates

Alternatives to glyphosate in weed management – New edition 11th July 2018

July 12th, 2018|

PAN Europe has published an updated edition of its report on alternatives to glyphosate as a contribution to the ongoing discussions among some Member States, led by France, on phasing out glyphosate and promoting alternatives. [...]

Working to reduce global suicide by pesticide ingestion

July 11th, 2018|

by Prof Michael Eddleston and Dr Leah Utyasheva Highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) not only harm our health and environment and pollute our food and water.1 They also cause over 150,000 suicide deaths globally each year. Out of [...]

A review of pesticide use in global cotton production – New edition 26th June 2018

June 26th, 2018|

As the Better Cotton Initiative General Assembly opens, PAN UK publishes a revised version of its report on global pesticide use in cotton. The revised report includes new data on the United States Cotton sector’s [...]

Pesticide Regulation: Lessons learned from negotiating an EU-US trade deal

May 14th, 2018|

In 2015, the Center for International Environmental Law published a report ‘Lowest Common Denominator’ which examined how a proposed EU-US trade deal could weaken European standards of protection from toxic pesticides. The report analyses recommendations [...]

A win for all pollinators

April 27th, 2018|

Great result for pollinators as ban on bee-toxic pesticides made permanent Today’s news that the European Commission has extended – and made permanent – the existing ban on three bee-toxic neonicotinoids is warmly welcomed by [...]

One step closer to ban on three bee-toxic pesticides

February 28th, 2018|

Today (Wednesday 28th February) the European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has published its reviews of the scientific evidence on neonicotinoids and the harm they do to bees. Their reviews of approximately 1000 scientific papers has [...]

PAN UK’s initial response to government consultation on farming post-Brexit

February 27th, 2018|

Today (Tuesday 27th February) DEFRA launched a consultation entitled 'Health and Harmony - The future of farming, food and the environment in a green Brexit'. The government has labelled the ten-week consultation period a once-in-a-generation opportunity for [...]

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