The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) recently submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service endorsing the European Union’s 10-year registration renewal efforts for glyphosate.

In the letter, FFVA stressed that glyphosate herbicide has been used safely and successfully in Europe for more than 40 years. It noted that leading health regulators, including in Europe, the United States, Germany, Canada, Australia, Korea, New Zealand and Japan, continue to conclude that glyphosate is safe when used as directed.

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