From Radio NZ News:
Test results have revealed that herbicide-tolerant swedes planted as stock feed have unnaturally high levels of toxins that cause liver damage in livestock.
“However, the working group investigating the deaths of 400 cows and sheep last winter in Southland is not commenting.
The test results have raised questions as to why farmers have been allowed to plant the crop again this season.
Documents obtained by Radio New Zealand show the Southland Swedes Working Group was told in October there was a problem with the herbicide-tolerant swedes….”