European Union to ban Monsanto's Glyphosate
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in herbicides such as Monsanto's Roundup.
The Rainforest Rescue is callng on the European Union to ban Monsanto's Glyphosate. Klaus Shenk, Campaigner for Forest and Energy at Rainforest Rescue says Glyphosate is the active ingredient in herbicides such as Monsanto's Roundup. I t is not only used in industrial agriculture, but also on playgrounds, in parks and gardens, and on roadside vegetation. Klaus says the active ingredient is such herbicides is slowly poisoning the environment. And it is finding its way into our food supply and can be detected in our blood and urine. Last year the World Health Organization concluded that it causes DNA chromosomal damages to human cells and is probably carcinogenic.