Ireland bans glyphosate dessication of cereal crops

TEAGSAC (the agri-food authority in the Republic of Ireland) is advising that glyphosate cannot be used to desiccate cereal crops prior to harvest; the new regulation kicks in this year.

A 2023 investigation into exposure to glyphosate in Irish families has detected low -level traces of the controversial herbicide in a quarter of people tested.

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