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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 00:06 UTC
A potential ban on the popular herbicide glyphosate in Brazil over concerns it may cause cancer in humans would be a “disaster” for the country’s agricultural industry, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday. Read full article
Billionaire Maggi is agriculture minister and owner of one of the largest agribusiness companies in Brazil. So what he really means is that a ban on glyphosphate would be a disaster for him and his venal friends who dominate Brazil.
South America should ban Roundup and all genetically modified strains.
The manufacturers of glyphosate already have a strong lobby.
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