Pesticides Information Database on Pesticide Profiles
Huge production capacity for glyphosate in China has resulted in the world being oversupplied. Total global production capacity is more than twice global demand, putting pressure on industry to decrease prices and disperse GM Roundup Ready crops.
There are still no national regulations limiting glyphosate, but there are some local court rulings restricting its use because of reported health impacts such as birth defects, cancer and miscarriages. Scientists, doctors, activists and others continue to push for restrictions and bans.
‘PAN International List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides’ has been drafted by Pesticide Action Network Germany for ‘Working Group 1: Pesticides & Corporations of Pesticide Action Network International.