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Report: Is South Africa ‘feeding its people toxins’, as the IFP alleges?

About 100 activists protested against biotechnology company Monsanto and genetically modified food in Durban in May 2016. Photo: AFP/RAJESH JANTILAL

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Cancer risk due to weedkiller glyphosate deemed low but testing is irregular

Calling for a probe into “a possible crime against humanity”, a South African political party wants to halt the use of a weed-killer on major food crops. But do claims by the Inkatha Freedom Party about the widely used chemical glyphosate hold up?

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