Monsanto weedkiller may be removed from shelves in Europe

Bestselling weedkillers by Monsanto, Dow and Syngenta could be removed from shops across Europe by July, after an EU committeeMONSANTO WEEK KILLER failed for a second time to agree on a new license for its core ingredient, glyphosate, according to the Guardian.

EU officials say that while there could be a voluntary grace period of six-12 months, unless a compromise can be found, the product’s license will be allowed to expire on 30 June.

Monsanto says that their poisonous weed killers that contain glyphosate are no danger to humans, and are unlikely to pose any health risk to humans, in an assessment shaded by conflict of interests allegations earlier this week, according to the Guardian. (more…)