Tagged: pesticide

NZ Green Party pesticide policy not evidence based but one-sided opinion piece - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 21, 2016

On January 19th, the NZ Green Party pesticide policy for streets and city parks was announced. They’re touting it as evidence-based policy, pointing at a report commissioned by Steffan Browning. https://www.facebook.com/nzgreenparty/posts/10153220336891372 It’s not. The report is basically a bought opinion piece, that Steffan Browning knows ahead of time will agree with his views … Read More

Seralini herbicides and adjuvants - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 22, 2015

Gilles-Éric Séralini is best known for a research paper testing rats on GM feed and Roundup that was widely panned by the scientific community and eventually retracted.[1] He has also tried to argue that it is other factors in Roundup (adjuvants) that causes toxicity, not the active ingredient glyphosate and that this calls for regulatory changes. Read More