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Tea farmers warned over use of herbicide on health fears


The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has warned farmers against using a herbicide that contains a chemical that has been linked to cancer.

Herbicides effect on human health

Herbicides effect on human health

In order to promote agriculture we have to control any living organism that threatens the growth and storage of crops and agricultural produce.

Joseph K. Bundotich | 5 years ago

Scientists call for new review of cancer causing herbicide

US regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, and new assessments should be urgently conducted, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Reuters | 6 years ago

Panel to review WHO finding on lethal weed killer causing cancer

Monsanto Co, whose Roundup product is one of the world’s most widely used herbicides, said last week it has arranged for an outside scientific review of a World Health Organisation finding that the weed killer’s key ingredient probably causes cancer.

Reuters | 6 years ago