Glyphosate’s Carcinogencity Cannot Be Determined Based On Available Data, EPA Says
(September 23, 2016, 10:50 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a report on Sept. 17 in which the agency said that while there is “strongest support” for classifying glyphosate — the chemical in the herbicide Roundup — as “not likely to be carcinogenic to humans,” a conclusion regarding the association between glyphosate exposure and the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) cannot be determined based on the available data.
(EPA report available. Document #15-160927-013X.)
The EPA explained that glyphosate is undergoing what is called Registration Review,...