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27 June 2019 — Sustainable Pulse

Glyphosate Use Will Eventually End, Merkel Says

Use of Bayer’s contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the US over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the country’s lower house on Wednesday (Jun 26). Source: Reuters Merkel’s view is seemingly at odds with that of Bayer, which acquired the pesticide along with […]

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Environmental Working Group Calls on US CDC to Monitor Americans’ Exposure to Glyphosate

Glyphosate, the most heavily used pesticide in the U.S., should be added to the list of toxic chemicals the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly measures in the bodies of the American people, Environmental Working Group said in a letter sent today to the CDC. A growing body of research has found that Americans, including […]

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Roundup’s Other Problem: Glyphosate is Sourced from Controversial Mines

Roundup, the world’s top herbicide, has been mired in controversy in recent months as the jurors in three court cases have found it causes cancer. Bayer Crop Science, the company that produces Roundup, has been ordered to pay billions of dollars in damages, and thousands of other cancer cases are pending in state and federal […]

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