Is the UK coming clean on pesticides?

Is the UK coming clean on pesticides?
 

The use of toxic chemicals by farmers to control unwanted plants, insects and fungal disease in their crops is under greater scrutiny now than in any period since they became widely used in the 1960s. The most used weedkiller in the world, glyphosate (sold by Monsanto as Roundup), has been the focus of extraordinary attention ever since a UN agency, the IARC, declared it a probable human carcinogen two years ago.
Over the same period, the world's most widely used insecticides, neonicotinoids, have been under attack because they have been found to kill or damage a wide range of pollinating... read more

 
2 October 2017 in Environment, Views: 71
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