Sri Lanka’s New President Puts Immediate Ban on Glyphosate Herbicides

Posted on May 25 2015

Sri Lanka’s ban comes after two scientific studies led by Dr. Jayasumana showed that drinking water from abandoned wells, where the concentrations of glyphosate and metals are higher, as well as spraying glyphosate, increased the risk of the deadly chronic kidney disease (CKDu) by up to 5-fold.
Arty turns 11 this summer.