ShortNews
+ + + 3 BRANDNEW NewsTickers for your Website! + + + easy configurable in less than 1 Minute + + + GET'EM NOW! + + +

   Home | Join | Submit News | MyShortNews | HighScores | FAQ'S | Forums 0 Users Online   
   
                 12/17/2017 10:54 AM  
  ShortNews Search
search all Channels
RSS feeds
  1.962 Visits   2 Assessments  Show users who Rated this:
Quality:Very Good
Back to Overview  
03/21/2015 10:58 AM ID: 100368 Permalink   

WHO Agency: Popular Herbicide Probably Causes Cancer

 

The World Health Organization┬┤s International Agency for Research on Cancer says the most popular weed killer, glyphosate, is probably carcinogenic.

The market name for the chemical is Roundup. The insecticides tetrachlorvinphos and parathion were also may cause cancer in humans. While parathion is no longer authorized in the EU and the U.S., tetrachlorvinphos is only banned in the EU.

"Glyphosate is also used in forestry, urban and home applications," researchers say. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will conduct a fresh review of the rules for glyphosate this year.

 
  Source: www.upi.com  
    WebReporter: edie Show Calling Card      
  Recommendation:  
ASSESS this news: BLOCK this news. Reason:
   
  What's Your Opinion?
  
 
 
Copyright ©2017 ShortNews GmbH & Co. KG, Contact: info@shortnews.com