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Environment

European Commission to look into glyphosate approval on Tuesday

File photo of Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers seen on sale at a garden shop at Bonneuil-Sur-Marne near Paris, France, June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Files

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commissioners will look into the issue of the license for pesticide glyphosate, used in Monsanto’s Roundup, after EU member states failed to agree on a proposal for a limited extension on Monday. [L8N18Y1PQ]

A Commission spokesman told a news conference that the meeting of Commissioners on Tuesday would address the issue.

Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop; Editing by Alissa de Carbonnel

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