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Transparency on safety aspects and use of glyphosate-containing herbicides in Europe

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Argentina and glyphosate: GTF position on recent claims

Allegations linking the use of glyphosate as the cause of serious health effects in Argentina have generated a degree of media attention. These stories relate to research carried out by students in 2014 in a rural area of Argentina, under the direction of a paediatrician from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC).  

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GTF statement on WHO expert task group recommendations

In light of the published findings and recommendations of the WHO Core Assessment Group on Pesticides Expert task force on Diazinon, Glyphosate and Malathion the Glyphosate Task Force emphasizes again that glyphosate does not pose unacceptable risks to health or the environment when used according to label directions.

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Glyphosate Task Force Technical Statement on IARC Monograph

Glyphosate Task Force has conducted a preliminary review of the IARC monograph and identified multiple shortcomings in IARC’s assessment: IARC’s monograph does not present new research data; the information actually selected for consideration by the IARC panel represents only a subset of the vast dataset available on glyphosate; IARC selected ...

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What is glyphosate?
Glyphosate is one of the most widely used broad-spectrum ...

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

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