Glyphosate Facts

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


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GTF responds to unsubstantiated allegations about glyphosate

A recent article published by "The Ecologist" makes an array of accusations about the impact of glyphosate on human health and the environment. It is important to note, however, that these claims are sensationalist and that no credible studies or new data exist to support the claims made by the author.  

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Glyphosate and human health: Response to correlation ...

Some recent articles attempt to establish causal links between glyphosate and a range of diseases and health conditions in humans. However, these studies present no new data and are of low scientific quality because they cannot be considered as valuable toxicological research, but rather as hypothetical speculation on various matters.

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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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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 ...