Bayer’s herbicide is the world’s most heavily used, but resistant weeds and lawsuits left it vulnerable. The race to make up for its failings in fields is a clash of corporate rivals; fistfights over weedkillers.
The German company's main argument is that US federal agencies have determined its product is safe and not a carcinogen.
Industry's stake in the system is clear. Companies gain the expertise and credibility of renowned plant science experts, University Extension experts who Missouri farmers trust. What's not so clear is how the public benefits.
Whether rural Pakistan or the Salinas Valley, neglect and injustice pervade farm work. Environmental scientists, policymakers and citizens need to step up for the workers who feed our nation.
It's time to promote and embrace diversity within the environmental health community and listen to solutions from tomorrow's leaders
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The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.