German government study reaffirms safety of glyphosate (Roundup) used with GMO crops

As the agency responsible for the health assessment, the German Federal Office for Risk Assessment, in addition to the reassessment of the documents already included in the first test series of active ingredients, has examined and evaluated 150 new original studies conducted in accordance with the OECD guidelines and the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards. In addition, over 900 studies that have recently appeared in scientific journals were taken into account.

The analysis of the numerous new documents does not suggest that glyphosate has carcinogenic or embryo-damaging properties or that it is toxic to reproduction in test animals.

Read the full, original article here: Glyphosate: no more poisonous than previously assumed, although a critical view should be taken of certain co-formulants

Related article:  Opposition to Sri Lanka's glyphosate ban grows as tea farmers turn to alternate pesticides
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