Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the world’s most widely used weedkiller. The World Health Organization identifies it as a “probable carcinogen.” The Environmental Protection Agency is currently reviewing the evidence.
The EU should not renew the license that allows the sale of RoundUp weed killer in the bloc, US cancer victims argue. They say exposure to the key ingredient, glyphosate, made them and their loved ones sick.
The widely used weed killer glyphosate does not cause cancer, according to a controversial EU assessment. It's still highly toxic for biodiversity and should be banned, says Karl Bär of the Munich Environment Institute.
Californian regulators have decided that the popular weed killer Roundup must be sold with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer. It is the first state in the US to do so.
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the world’s most widely used weedkiller. The World Health Organization identifies it as a “probable carcinogen.”
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