Glyphosate

ABOUT THE MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO

We are aware that a local demonstration against agricultural biotechnology, glyphosate-based herbicides, and our company is being promoted and expected to take place this May. Similar events have taken place before. We know people have different points...
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Dispelling Myths – Glyphosate and Cancer

At Monsanto, we get a lot of questions about food and agriculture. We often hear and read that “glyphosate is carcinogenic”. A large long-term study on the use of the weed killer glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found...
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LARGEST AGRICULTURAL STUDY SHOWS NO LINK BETWEEN GLYPHOSATE AND CANCER

This past month of November, new findings from the U.S. Agricultural Health Study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show no link between glyphosate and cancer. The article is available here: https://goo.gl/aSEdmz. “The largest...
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Monsanto Company Disappointed by EU Commission Decision to Only Temporarily Extend Glyphosate Authorisation

In response to today’s action by the European Commission to only temporarily extend the authorisation of glyphosate for 18 months, Dr. Philip W. Miller, Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, released the following...
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A Physician’s Perspective On Glyphosate & Food Labels

by Daniel Goldstein, M.D. FAAP, FACMT, FRCP(C), DABCP Senior Science Fellow Lead, Medical Sciences and Outreach Monsanto Company (Originally published on Monsanto’s Beyond the Rows® Blog.) As a pediatrician, a father, and a Monsanto employee, nothing...
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MONSANTO PARTICIPATES IN FIRST WSSA/SWSS ANNUAL MEETING HELD IN PUERTO RICO

Recently, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) held their 2016 annual meeting in a joint meeting between the two organizations. The event took place on February 8-11, 2016 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico...
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MONSANTO DID NOT GHOSTWRITE THE WILLIAMS ET AL (2000) GLYPHOSATE PAPER

(Originally published in Beyond the Rows) Recently, in the context of personal injury litigation filed against Monsanto, plaintiffs’ attorneys have cherry picked a single email – out of more than 10 million pages of documents produced – to allege...
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Glyphosate and Breast Milk

All of us at Monsanto are consumers and parents and spouses and children and friends.  We take the safety of our products very seriously, and we’re committed to developing products that contribute to safe and nutritious food choices.  We’re proud...
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ONCE AGAIN, EPA CONCLUDES THAT GLYPHOSATE DOES NOT CAUSE CANCER

As part of its ongoing registration review of the herbicide glyphosate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its official classification of glyphosate as “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” This determination is the...
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What the IARC 2A Rating for Glyphosate Really Means

By Donna Farmer, Product Protection & Nutrition Lead As a toxicologist who has dedicated the better part of my 30-year career to product safety, it feels important to explain what the recent IARC review means – and doesn’t mean. The International...
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