U.S. Chemical Cover-up Revealed in Asian Newspaper
The chemical compound 2,4-D, one of the most commonly used weed killers in the world, has been manufactured in the U.S. since 1947. The product is still at the center of many controversies, especially in Canada where the product is or soon will be banned by approximately 70 percent of the nation. Millions of pounds of the product is still used in the U.S.
A report in an Asian newspaper today claimed the U.S. government and chemical company officials knew 2,4-D was a toxic nerve agent more than 40 years ago, but covered up the facts.
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