It seems almost inconceivable that 20 years has passed since a Chalk Downland Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) was ploughed up in Sussex. The Offham Down case became a minor cause celebre during the election campaign of 1997 which swept Tony Blair to power – remember him? 1,291 more words
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The Herbicides Market deals with the development and manufacture of chemicals which are primarily utilized to eliminate or control plants which are unnecessary during cultivation. Herbicide products make sure that the main crop is not harmed in any way. 421 more words
Our customers, and the customers of many other landscaping companies, are increasingly curious about organic forms of weed control. Traditional herbicides like Round-Up concern them; they worry that pets, children, and the environment may be at risk from harmful chemical toxins. 567 more words
Monsanto’s Roundup is facing increasing legal pressure with it’s active ingredient being labeled as potential carcinogen. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s marquee product, Roundup, is coming under fire from hundreds of legal challenges across the U.S., with individuals alleging that the herbicide is carcinogenic and linked to cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.