Roundup back under the microscope in NZ

Roundup back under the microscope in NZ
Keep those gloves on. (Image: Depositphotos)
Paul McBeth
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering reassessing the risks posed by the weedkiller Roundup early next year.The agency sought submissions on the herbicide glyphosate – Roundup's active ingredient – in 2021 to see how it’s used in New Zealand after a report by the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer found the herbicide was probably a human carcinogen, and as Monsanto – and later Bayer – faced a growing number of lawsuits over the chemical’s use.The Env...

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