France: France Announces End of Glyphosate Use by 2021

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Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume confirmed that France would eliminate glyphosate use by 2021 with limited exceptions. Additionally he announced that France plans to cut pesticide, insecticide and fungicide usage in half by 2025. He went on to praise organic and biodynamic farming and urged farmers to revert to the farming methods used by their grandparents. French farmers and France’s main farm union, FNSEA, reacted negatively with public announcements highlighting the risk for French consumers in terms of safety, quality, and quantity of food.

France: France Announces End of Glyphosate Use by 2021

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