France Bans the Use of Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide in Garden Centers

France Bans the Use of Monsanto’s Roundup
France Bans the Use of Monsanto’s Roundup

French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal announced Sunday that the French government will ban the sale of Roundup at garden centers in that country after an arm of the United Nations’ (UN) World Health Organization (WHO) identified the main ingredient in the Monsanto-made herbicide as “probably carcinogenic to humans.”

“France must be on the offensive with regards to the banning of pesticides,” Royal said on French television, according to Newsweek. “I have asked garden centers to stop putting Monsanto’s Roundup on sale” in self-service aisles, she said. Continue reading France Bans the Use of Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide in Garden Centers