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The Battle of Glyphosate: Can you feed the planet without poisoning it?

Can you feed the planet without poisoning it? France's new government this week reiterated its plan to ban glyphosate, the ubiquitous herbicide that's also now in the crosshairs of Italian authorities and the World Health Organization. Emmanuel Macron faces the resistance of his own farm lobby and of Brussels. Why do chemical and pharmaceutical companies matter so much to what we find in our plates? What's the cost of eating healthier? Is there an alternative to the current model?


Produced by Daniel BARNEY, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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