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Prohibition of debated herbicide

Prohibition of debated herbicide

On May 20 2016 the Environmental Court rejected a farmers’ organisation’s appeal. The court refused to grant the organisation new emergency authorisation for the use of Stomp SC in Sweden in the commercial production of onions, among other crops. According to the appellant, the decision may jeopardise the competitiveness of certain Swedish crops on the European market, since Stomp SC is allowed in most other EU member states and no equally effective alternatives are available in Sweden.

Read the full article from the ILO newsletter here.

Linda Hallberg