EU Dropped Pesticide Laws Due to US Pressure

The European Union has dropped plans to regulate hormone-damaging chemicals linked to cancer and male infertility. The proposals were put on the back burner following pressure from US trade officials over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal,.
Documents obtained by Pesticides Action Network Europe show that drafts of EU criteria could have banned 31 pesticides containing endocrine disrupting chemicals.