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The association Justice Pesticides aims to advise and bring together all those who consider themselves victims of pesticides in the world. Faced with the phyto-product manufacturers’ strategy,”the only effective response today is… the networking of all current and future pesticide victims, whether they are farmers, neighbours, local communities, researchers or others,” explains Corinne Lepage, lawyer,… Read More

Villeneuve de Blaye case: the examining magistrate transmits a dismissal order. Générations Futures intends to appeal against this order before the trial chamber of the Bordeaux Court of Appeal. ! Background information. On May 5,2014, 23 schoolchildren and their teacher were taken ill and hospitalized in emergency, following sprays carried out near the school of… Read More

The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) calling for a ban of glyphosate, the active ingredient of herbicides marketed as Roundup, a reform of the pesticide authorisation process in the EU and the setting of mandatory targets for the reduction of pesticide use in the EU.–more–>to validate the process in less than 5 months (a record!). This… Read More

The “Monsanto Papers” continue. In a lengthy investigation, the newspaper Le Monde reveals how Monsanto and, in its wake, all the pro-glyphosate lobbying, are trying to bring down the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which has classified the most widely used molecule in the world as a probable carcinogen in 2015. Read the… Read More

Glyphosate and access to studies – Referral to the Court of Justice of the European Union by 4 Greens-ALE On Thursday June 1, 2017, the four MEPs Michèle Rivasi, Bart Staes, Heidi Hautala and Benedek Javór announced that they had referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) the question of the non-disclosure by the… Read More