EU pass vote to ban on glyphosate, will it happen here?


The European Parliament adopted a non-binding resolution on Tuesday calling for a full ban of glyphosate-based herbicides within five years, Greenpeace heralded the vote. In good fashion science v’s public, the Environment Protection Authority here in New Zealand are aware the a report to the World Health Organisation was edited substantially after it indicated glyphosate had no link to cancer before it was released to public.

Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth joins us from the Newshub Wellington studio, we ask what her take on this is.

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