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EU delays decision on licence for weedkiller glyphosate

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EU delays decision on licence for weedkiller glyphosate

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a licence extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a politically charged decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say causes cancer. The European Commission said in a statement that the relevant committee did not vote at a meeting on Wednesday and that it would announce the date of the next meeting shortly.

(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop)
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