New study clears glyphosate

Another scientific study has found glyphosate is not a probable carcinogenic, as concluded by International Agency for Research on Cancer in 2015.

Peer-reviewed findings by an expert panel have been published in the journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology

The experts concluded: "The data do not support IARC’s conclusion that glyphosate is a ‘probable human carcinogen’ and, consistent with previous regulatory assessments, further concluded that glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans."

Last week, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their conclusion that glyphosate should be classified as "not likely to be carcinogenic to humans" 

In May 2016, the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) concluded that "glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans from exposure through the diet."  And since IARC’s classification of glyphosate last year United States, Europe, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and Australia have all publicly reaffirmed that glyphosate does not cause cancer. 


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