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Monsanto spent $17 million in one year to discredit international cancer agency over glyphosate classification

How badly did Monsanto want to discredit international cancer scientists who found the company’s glyphosate herbicide to be a probable human carcinogen
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Essay: Monsanto’s ghostwriting and strong-arming threaten sound science—and society

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US lawmakers seek answers from new head of WHO's cancer agency

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WHO agency isolated in glyphosate fight

The WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer is standing firmly by its opinion that glyphosate, the world's most commonly used weedkiller, is probably carcinogenic to humans despite a new large-scale study suggesting the opposite.

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