Brazil Anvisa charges Monsanto for data gap
Monsanto is the latest company to fall foul of Brazilian regulatory inspections of its pesticide production. The national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has charged Monsanto for omitting information on its production of the herbicide, glyphosate. It inspected the company’s plant in Sao Jose dos Campos over three days at the end of April. But the Anvisa also notes that the inspection is the first of seven since July last year in which it has not found impurities in the production of pesticides, and the first not to suffer suspended production. The agency had suspended the production of pesticides at six other companies that it had inspected over the period ( Agrow passim).