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Ban glyphosate and protect people and the environment from toxic pesticides

We call on the European Commission to propose to member states a ban on glyphosate, to reform the pesticide approval procedure, and to set EU-wide mandatory reduction targets for pesticide use.

Ban glyphosate-based herbicides, exposure to which has been linked to cancer in humans, and has led to ecosystems degradation; ensure that the scientific evaluation of pesticides for EU regulatory approval is based only on published studies, which are commissioned by competent public authorities instead of the pesticide industry; set EU-wide mandatory reduction targets for pesticide use, with a view to achieving a pesticide-free future.

European Commission registration number:
2017-000002
Date of registration:
25/1/2017
Web address of this proposed citizens' initiative in the European Commission's register:
http://ec.europa.eu/citizens-initiative/public/initiatives/ongoing/details/2017/000002
Names of registered contact persons:
Mika Theis Leandro, Christoph Bautz
Names of the other registered organisers:
Helmut Burtscher-Schaden, Züleyxa Izmailova, Rikke Vinkel Lundsgaard, Ruth Echeverría Orellana, Martin Bernard Pigeon
Website of this proposed citizens’ initiative
http://www.banglyphosate.eu