Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago

FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

The consumption of glyphosate, which is a core ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, does not cause cancer, according to a recent report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Health Organisation.

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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

A diver in central Vietnam has been diagnosed with copper poisoning amid a health scare linked to the ongoing pollution scandal.

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Hi-Tech Park opens healthy food product factory

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Hi-Tech Park opens healthy food product factory

Healthy food product Nacur Vital was launched at the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park last Friday in celebration of the 3rd annual conference of the Park.

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Increased pesticide, fertiliser use contaminating farmland

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VietnamNet English 23 month(s) ago

Increased pesticide, fertiliser use contaminating farmland

VietNamNet Bridge - Much of Vietnam’s agricultural land has become contaminated because of the abuse of pesticides and fertilizers, and the cost to revive it could be high.

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No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

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VietnamNet English 26 month(s) ago 3 related news

Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.

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No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

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VOV News English 26 month(s) ago 3 related news

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.

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No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

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Báo Dân Trí English 26 month(s) ago 3 related news

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.

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No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

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VietnamPlus English 26 month(s) ago 3 related news

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.

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Scientists concerned about toxicity of “red mud” at bauxite plant

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VietnamNet English 31 month(s) ago

Scientists concerned about toxicity of “red mud” at bauxite plant

VietNamnet Bridge – While scientists have expressed concerns about the Tan Rai bauxite plant in Lam Dong province, the investor has said that the red mud discharged from the mining area is not toxic sludge but just red-colored mud and water.

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Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers

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Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers

The Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a non-refundable aid.

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Contraband cigarettes break 1-billion-pack mark in Vietnam

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Contraband cigarettes break 1-billion-pack mark in Vietnam

More than one billion packs of cigarette have been illicitly transported into Vietnam so far this year, the Market Surveillance Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has reported.

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Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

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Báo Dân Trí English 33 month(s) ago

Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

The authorities in Vietnam is trying to find ways to deal with 7,000 litres of toxic waste that have been stored near Halong Bay for seven years.

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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamNet English 34 month(s) ago

Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.

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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamPlus English 34 month(s) ago

Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.

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