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Why does it take decades to ban very bad chemicals such as DDT or Glyphosate?


DDT invented in 1939, usage began in 1943 and although as a last resort sprayed indoors as a defense against malaria is banned in 1973. Glyphosate contamination of food and water: should we be concerned?

 

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James (Johnny James A) says

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    ptosis 8 months ago

    Yes, sadly, science is now bought and sold as a commodity like everything else in the world including you and me.

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    ptosis 8 months ago

    teosente into corn was done by the First Peoples on North America, imagine how less of a food shortage there would be if it was done to wheat in the Old World!