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Restrictions on Glyphosate in Sri Lanka not supported by ...

The Sri Lankan government issued restrictions on the use of agricultural pesticides (including glyphosate) across a number of districts in Sri Lanka where Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology has affected a large number of individuals. We believe that Sri Lanka’s restriction on glyphosate in certain districts is unjustified and unnecessary ...

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Response of the Glyphosate Task Force to the Friends of the ...

The German NGO BUND (Friends of the Earth) have presented a laboratory analysis today in which they have analyzed urine samples from 18 European countries looking for presence of glyphosate. There is however no information on how these samples were taken and no detail on possible dietary or operator exposure of the people from whom these samples were taken.

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Meta-analysis connects glyphosate with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Schinasi and Leon performed a meta-analysis of 44 studies on the relationship between non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and occupational exposure to 80 agricultural pesticide active ingredients, including glyphosate. The study claims that glyphosate exposure was positively associated with NHL, and particularly B cell lymphoma. However, this claim is not ...

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Glyphosate residues present in breast milk

A recent report entitled “Glyphosate testing report: Findings in American Mothers’ Breast Milk, Urine and Water” has caused concern in the US and has led to some groups calling for glyphosate to be banned. However, it is important to look closely at how this information was obtained and place its reported results in the appropriate context.

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History of glyphosate
The molecule “glyphosate” was already ...

How is glyphosate used?
Glyphosate is used to control a variety of plants in ...

How glyphosate works
Glyphosate interferes with the enzymatic production of ...