Living Planet: How safe is glyphosate for humans and the environment?
| 09:28 mins.
Farmers depend on it, environmentalists hate it and most people are confused about it: glyphosate, the world's most widely-used weed killer and a billion-dollar business. In a new report, the European Chemicals Agency said that glyphosate does not cause cancer. But how did ECHA arrive at these findings, can they be trusted, and what about the other risks environmentalists have been warning about?