News about pesticide suicides
Indian and international scholars provide evidence in support of the proposed pesticide ban
Government plans to ban 27 pesticides
The world’s biggest pesticide companies make billions of dollars a year from chemicals found by independent authorities to pose high hazards to human health or the environment, according to an analysis by campaigners.
Commodity crops grown mainly for animal feed are a driving force in the global market for hazardous pesticides, analysis of exclusive agrochemical industry data has found.
Michael Eddleston is a professor of Clinical Toxicology at the University of Edinburg with over two decades of experience in suicide by ingesting pesticide.