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Activists seek proof of US weed killer's safety

By Xu Wei | China Daily | Updated: 2015-04-07 07:27

Case filed in Beijing court after WHO says Roundup likely causes cancer

Three environmentalists in Beijing have filed a case in Beijing No 3 Intermediate People's Court requesting that the Ministry of Agriculture make public toxicological test reports on the popular weed killer Roundup, a product of US agrochemical giant Monsanto that is in use around the world.

The court action comes a few weeks after an agency of the World Health Organization declared that an ingredient used in Roundup likely causes cancer.

Activists seek proof of US weed killer's safety

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