EU votes to extend weed-killer glyphosate licence

ReutersNewsPublished: November 27, 2017
Published: November 27, 2017

EU countries have approved the use of weed-killer glyphosate for the next five years after a heated debate over whether it causes cancer. As Sonia Legg reports, Europe has been wrestling for the past two years over what to do with the chemical, a key ingredient in Monsanto's top-selling Roundup, whose licence was set to expire on Dec. 15.

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