Kids who live close to dense vineyards risk developing leukaemia because of glyphosate

Glyphosate insecticides used on vineyards can predispose kids to leukaemia if they live nearby

A research project, conducted in France, has concluded that kids who live close to dense vineyards have a higher risk of contracting leukaemia because of the chemicals in the agricultural herbicides sprayed onto the vines. French campaigners who want a 150 metre no-spray buffer zone …

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Glyphosate-based herbicides are “absolutely fine” according to Britain’s environment secretary. Are they?

Use of glyphosate is demanded by farmers but detested by conservationists

Therese Coffey said that glyphosate-based herbicides are perfectly fine. The commercially available herbicide called Roundup contains a glyphosate-based herbicide and the product is known to be dangerous to wildlife. It seems to me that Therese Coffey has decided that intensive farmers should be supported over …

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