The Netherlands is the latest country, after Russia, Tasmania and Mexico, to say no to Monsanto. Starting at the end of 2015, the sale of glyphosate-based herbicides to private parties will be prohibited due to a recent decision by the Dutch Parliament. This means that people who spray RoundUp on their gardens and lawns will have to find another form of pest control. The main ingredient in RoundUp, glyphosate, has been linked to cancer, infertility, birth defects, nervous system damage, and kidney disease.
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