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Independent panel to conduct review of IARC monograph on glyphosate (EN/DE/FR/NL/IT/ES/RO)

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Independent panel to conduct review of IARC monograph on glyphosate

Monsanto Co. has asked Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy to convene and facilitate a panel of internationally recognized scientific experts to conduct a review of the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) monograph on glyphosate, which is expected to be published in July 2015.  The publication of the full monograph follows IARC’s summary findings which were reported in The Lancet Oncology on March 20, 2015.

The panel will include independent experts ...

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IARC and glyphosate: What we know (EN/DE/FR/NL/IT/ES)

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In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which assesses hazards potentially associated with cancer, concluded that glyphosate, an active ingredient in many popular herbicides such as Roundup®, is a “probable carcinogen.” This “2A” category also includes health risks from professions such as hairdressers and fry cooks and shift workers.

The 2A classification doesn’t prove that glyphosate causes cancer, and IARC’s conclusion conflicts with the overwhelming consensus of regulatory bodies and science organisations around the world tha...

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