Argentina, transgenic soybean and glyphosate risks

Posted on September 17, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Argentina, Business

Glyphosate, an agrochemical developed by Monsanto to control weeds in soybean, presents several risks to human health, toxicity, carcinogenic and reproductive effects, mutagenic action and food contamination.
The herbicides marketed in Argentina incorporated within the formula to glyphosate, the reason that some GM crops, such as soybeans are genetically engineered to develop a resistance to that chemical. Read Article

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