Glyphosate Facts

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

Search

Information provided by:

Glyphosate Task Force

What is glyphosate?

Glyphosate is one of the most widely used broad-spectrum herbicides around the globe. The major application for glyphosate products is agriculture, but in some countries it is also used to control  unwanted weeds in gardens, and on non-cultivated areas, such as industrial complexes and along railway tracks.

More information...

Does glyphosate pose risks to human health?

Numerous health assessments conducted by public authorities over the past 40 years have so far concluded that glyphosate does not pose any unacceptable risk to human health. Despite this a controversial debate concerning the assessment of glyphosate health risks has emerged.

More information...

News

24.03.14 - Glyphosate and chronic kidney disease in Sri ...
A report has emerged which attempts to link the use of ...

19.03.14 - Coeliac disease: Recent paper attempting to ...
A recent paper published by Samsel and Seneff attempts to ...

12.03.14 - Industry Task Force welcomes important step ...
The Glyphosate Task Force welcomes the finalisation of the ...

12.02.14 - New study on pesticide toxicity lacks ...
A recent study entitled “Major pesticides are more ...

20.01.14 - Re-evaluation of glyphosate: German ...
Early 2014 the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment ...

19.09.13 - Glyphosate in Urine of Danish Dairy Cows: ...
In a recent study entitled “Field Investigations of ...