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European Chemicals Agency doesn’t classify glyphosate as a carcinogen – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on March 16th, 2017.

The European Chemicals Agency Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction. The committee has maintained its current classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to […]

Glyphosate weedkiller: what’s the risk? – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on January 20th, 2016.

The use of glyphosate weedkiller on Auckland parks and footpaths is in the spotlight amidst claims local councils’ spraying programmes are putting the public at risk. This week, the Green Party issued a media release calling for the Environmental Protection Authority to review the use of glyphosate. “Our survey of councils shows thousands of litres of […]

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