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European Agency Says Glyphosate is Not a Carcinogen

The European Chemicals Agency or ECHA announced that its Committee for Risk Assessment has found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, not to be a human carcinogen or cancer-causing substance.

The ruling was announced on Wednesday (March 15) a day before U.S. EPA released the report of its Scientific Advisory Panel on Glyphosate, which said it found no “reliable evidence of an association between glyphosate and any solid tumor or leukemia or Hodgkin’s lymphoma.”

Read more of the news story here.