A Brazilian judge has halted new registrations of products containing glyphosate. According to a Reuters report, existing registrations will be suspended while the Brazilian government reevaluates the toxicity of glyphosate products. Brazil’s public health agency and Agriculture Ministry have announced plans to file appeals. Herbicide manufacturers contend the country’s farmers have been safely using glyphosate for more than 40 years. Without glyphosate products, the Brazilian ag industry says “it’s impossible to do agriculture.”
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