Wake-up call on the environmental and human health harms of toxic agrichemicals
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Wake-up call on the environmental and human health harms of toxic agrichemicals

The Soil & Health Association is welcoming last week’s “Knowing what’s out there” report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. The report criticises New Zealand’s lack of monitoring and regulation of environmental harm from chemicals.

Glyphosate risk assessment urgently needed
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Glyphosate risk assessment urgently needed

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Agency’s call for information on the use of glyphosate in Aotearoa is a missed opportunity to properly risk assess the substance says Jodie Bruning, spokesperson for the Soil & Health Association. Today the EPA extended the process for a second time. Submissions were due to close today but now close…

Soil & Health launches glyphosate campaign
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Soil & Health launches glyphosate campaign

The Soil and Health Association are calling for councils to stop spraying glyphosate to keep New Zealand families safe. ‘The public increasingly understand that it is no longer acceptable to be exposed to glyphosate-based herbicides,’ says Soil & Health spokesperson Jodie Bruning, We are working with US based Non-Toxic Neighbourhoods who have had significant success…