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Industry Seeks Glyphosate Decision After EPA Finds Cancer Risk Unlikely

September 16, 2016
A pesticide industry source is arguing that EPA's finding that glyphosate is unlikely to cause human cancers should spur the agency to expedite its long-delayed registration review of the substance rather than continue with a planned Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) review on whether the world's most commonly-used herbicide causes cancer. EPA Sept. 16 issued its “ Glyphosate Issue Paper: Evaluation of Carcinogenic Potential ” finding that available evidence suggests the substance is not likely to pose a risk of human...


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