A huge multi-billion dollar agro-chemical industry *
has emerged worldwide.
Using it's political and economic power
this vested interest shapes government policies,
produces it's own "scientific" research
and constantly minimizes the adverse health
and environmental effect,
resorting to deceptive and sometimes fraudulent activities.
The product "Round-Up" is an example of inadequate testing.
It is well acknowledged that the surfactant of "Round-Up"
is more toxic than glyposate the active ingredient
which registration is based on.
The International Agency for research on cancer
has indicated that it is "sufficient" to know that 1,
4 - dioxins (an ingredient of this herbicide)
causes cancer in animals.
Children and the elderly are particularly susceptible to such chemicals
- they are cancer causing
July 28, 2003
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