Vietnam’s reaction isn’t surprising, given their prior experience with Monsanto’s Agent Orange.
Vietnam announced that effective immediately, they are banning the import of glyphosate following the latest cancer trial verdict.
The Nation that was forced to endure Monsanto’s Agent Orange, has been slammed by the US Agriculture Secretary for banning their Glyphosate, a move he says that will have devastating impacts on global agricultural production.
Glyphosate is the subject of thousands of lawsuits in the US where is is said that exposure to it causes several kinds of cancer
The Vietnam Government’s decision to ban glyphosate means that all herbicides containing glyphosate will not be imported into the country, according to the country’s Plant Protection Department.
OPED News reports: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently criticized Vietnam’s move to ban imports of glyphosate-based herbicides, saying the decision would have “devastating impacts on global agricultural production.”
Perdue said the U.S. government had shared scientific studies with Vietnam concluding that glyphosate is…
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