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Sunday, 29 May 2016 - 12:41
Glyphosate still sold in market despite ban
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Pesticides with Glyphosate, banned by the government, is still sold in the market, Senior lecturer at the Rajarata University Dr. Channa Jayasumana says.

He said that the [pesticide is sold in several areas in Anuradhapura for a higher price.

Glyphosate is connected to the much feared chronic kidney disease in the North Central Province.

However, it is now sold at a price as high as Rs. 7000, the senior lecturer said.

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