Glyphosate Facts

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


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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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Update on situation in Sri Lanka regarding glyphosate

The Glyphosate Task Force is disappointed by the Sri Lankan government's decision to ban the import and use of glyphosate. The GTF believes there is no scientific evidence to support this decision and the move will deny Sri Lanka’s farmers access to a key tool pivotal to increasing farm productivity.

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Glyphosate residues present in breast milk

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

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

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