Brail Seeks Ban on Monsanto Herbicide Due to Alarming Toxicity Risks. By John Deike
EcoWatch / News Analysis. Friday 28 March 2014 http://www.nationofchange.org/brazil-seeks-ban-monsanto-herbicide-due-alarming-toxicity-risks-1396016617
...Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutor has asked the country’s justice department to suspend the use of glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup—the world’s top-selling herbicide.Majia here: This is great news!
In addition, the prosecutor has also targeted another herbicide known as 2,4-D and the active ingredients methyl parathion, lactofem, phorate, carbofuran, abamectin, tiram and paraquat, according to GMWatch.
Actions have already been filed within Brazil’s court system, the first of which seeks to compel the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) to reevaluate the toxicity of the eight active ingredients suspected of causing damage to people’s health and the environment.
Please read why Roundup is NOT safe. Thank goodness a country is taking action.