• Student Activists Lead Grassroots Movement to Ban Synthetic Herbicides

    8 days ago - By Food Tank

    In response to thousands of claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the multinational corporation Bayer announced a new legal settlement. But according to student-led organization Herbicide-Free Campus , Bayer's proposal falls short.
    Founded by undergraduates at UC Berkeley, HFC works to eliminate synthetic herbicides from schools across America. By driving the transition to organic land management, HFC aims to establish safer working and learning conditions for all.
    Bayer intends to pay US$10 billion in reparations to those who claim Roundup caused their health problems. But the...
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