/ 22 November 2023

Highly hazardous pesticides pose risks to South Africans, says environment department official

Draft regulations for hazardous chemical agents issued by the government affect the fundamental rights of farmworkers and other farm dwellers, who are routinely exposed to high levels of toxic pesticides, particularly on wine and fruit farms. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Toxins are found in water and the soil and these harm human health and the environment

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