"… glyphosate in areas with heavy metals in the drinking water is causing the chronic kidney disease. Roundup is the top selling herbicide in the world, and Monsanto said the …"
In El Salvador, the congress approved a ban earlier this month on 53 agrochemicals. If the law is signed by Salvadorean president Mauricio Funes, the country …"
The most sweeping measure contemplated so far: The ban on 53 agrochemicals approved on September 5 by El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly, including …"
"… 2-4,D, produced by Dow chemicals.
The proposed law would prohibit various chemicals that have long been banned in most of the world, but also includes widely …"
"… , 2-4,D, paraquat and endosulfan. Salvadorean health officials believe agrochemicals containing toxic heavy metals are the primary cause of the disease.
The m …"
"… ome the leading cause of hospital deaths among adult men.
The Debate over Pesticides
Although the declaration reflected broad agreement to take action, the t …"
"… percent more, or $219 million, than it would have been without the new law. …"