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New analysis raises questions about EPA’s classification on glyphosate weed killer

Researcher says the EPA has disregarded substantial evidence that the popular herbicide is linked to cancer

A little more than a month ahead of a first-ever federal trial over the issue of whether or not Monsanto's popular weed killers can cause cancer, a new analysis raises troubling questions about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) handling of pertinent science on glyphosate safety.

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A landmark verdict found Roundup caused a man's cancer, paving the way for thousands of other families to seek justice.

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Monsanto's role in Roundup safety study is corrected by journal

Bayer AG’s defense of Roundup weed killer may take a hit after an academic journal said Monsanto Co. didn’t fully disclose its involvement in published research finding the herbicide safe.
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