Austria considers ban on Bayer’s weed killer Roundup as heated glyphosate-cancer debate continues

| | June 13, 2019
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Austria is heading toward a likely ban of glyphosate this year after the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) backed the Social Democrats’ drive to end usage of the controversial weedkiller.

“There are enough studies that adequately demonstrate the risk that glyphosate poses to the environment and human health,” the FPÖ’s new party leader, Norbert Hofer, said [June 12]. “It is therefore a sign of responsible environmental policy to put this ban on track.”

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