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Should glyphosate be banned?

May 4, 2016

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the world’s most widely used weedkiller. The World Health Organization identifies it as a “probable carcinogen.”

USA Monsanto Herbizid Roundup
Image: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Roberson

The Environmental Protection Agency is currently reviewing the evidence.