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California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 2018

Attorneys general in 11 states have joined agriculture groups in asking a district court to block a law in California that requires labels on products that may contain the herbicide glyphosate, known as Proposition 65.   On Dec. 27, 2017, a

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Glyphosate Review by EPA Panel Offers Mixed Opinions – DTN

Glyphosate Review by EPA Panel Offers Mixed Opinions – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Despite disagreements among members of a scientific panel reviewing the herbicide glyphosate for cancer connections, the final report of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency panel concludes there is “no reliable evidence of an association between glyphosate exposure and any solid

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Glyphosate and Cancer: Scientist Admits Problem with Conclusions – DTN

Glyphosate and Cancer: Scientist Admits Problem with Conclusions – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 16, 2016

The consensus is the herbicide glyphosate is unlikely to be carcinogenic to humans, based on the scientific data collected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and presented to a scientific advisory panel, or SAP, studying cancer links to glyphosate this

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Herbicides and Cancer: U.S. House Questions National Institutes of Health Support of IARC

Herbicides and Cancer: U.S. House Questions National Institutes of Health Support of IARC

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2016

Because the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is launching an inquiry into the National Institutes of Health’s support for the group that has made several controversial

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Oops! EPA “Inadvertently” Releases Report Clearing Glyphosate As Human Carcinogen

Oops! EPA “Inadvertently” Releases Report Clearing Glyphosate As Human Carcinogen

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN 🕔May 3, 2016

Glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans, according to a document inadvertently posted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website Monday. Monsanto was quick to take advantage of the EPA error, issuing a press statement lauding the report

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Processed, Red Meat Probably Causes Cancer Says WHO – DTN

Processed, Red Meat Probably Causes Cancer Says WHO – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 26, 2015

For the third time this year, an agency of the World Health Organization has dealt a blow to agriculture, this time issuing a finding that processed meats such as hot dogs and bacon are “carcinogenic to humans” and that red

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