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Glyphosphate

 ( MonSanTo's 'Roundup' - herbicide/ weed-killer )

The Netherlands have just ( 2015 ) banned it.
Sign the Petition to get it banned here too.
http://action.sumofus.org/a/monsanto-roundup-banned/ 

The case for banning glyphosphate  :  Truth Out ( California 2015 )

The evidence for glyphosate herbicides toxicity has accumulated worldwide to such an extent that a number of countries are already banning its use?
Denmark took the lead to ban the herbicide back in 2003.
The Dutch Parliament banned it in April 2014 for non-commercial use to take effect by the end of 2015;
France is set to follow.
Brazil, one of the largest growers of glyphosate-tolerant genetically modified (GM) crops has now filed a law suit by Federal Prosecutors to ban glyphosate along with 8 other dangerous pesticides.
El Salvador imposed a complete ban in February 2013, linking glyphosate herbicides to an epidemic of chronic kidney disease that has struck the region.
Sri Lanka’s scientists have provided evidence for glyphosate accumulation in the body especially in the presence of hard water. Its ability to capture and retain arsenic and nephrotoxic metals enables it to act as a carrier to deliver the toxins to the kidney.

So what has New Zealand done to protect us and the environment? Nothing.

http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Scandal_of_Glyphosate_Reassessment_in_Europe.php