Swedes target home glyphosate users

Sweden is to prohibit the domestic use of liquid and spray forms of glyphosate, Europe's most widely used herbicide. Domestic, as opposed to agricultural, users account for a "disproportionate" degree of glyphosate pollution, a ministry spokesperson told ENDS Europe DAILY on Monday, as they are that much more likely to overdose treated areas. Sweden's Nordic neighbour Denmark last year announced unprecedented restrictions on glyphosate following publication of data showing the chemical's presence in groundwater (EED 05/06/03). See press release.

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