Released documents ‘shed doubts’ on EFSA, ECHA glyphosate decision, say MEPs

A group of MEPs from the European Parliament’s environment committee (ComEnvi) have claimed that newly released documents have “shed doubts” on the credibility of certain studies used by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

In an oral question put to the European Commission, the MEPs assert that internal Monsanto documents, unsealed by a court in the US due to litigation brought forward by plaintiffs, have called into question “the credibility of some Monsanto-sponsored

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