Viewpoint: Politics — not science — driving Canadian policy decisions over glyphosate and other agricultural tools – Genetic Literacy Project

Ahead of a federal election call, three Canadian federal ministers called a halt to a process that would likely have yielded quick results on increasing
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‘We have to be profitable’: French winegrowers protest costly glyphosate weedkiller restrictions | Genetic Literacy Project

Three hundred winegrowers gathered in Narbonne at the call of the winegrowers’ union and the FDSEA. They were protesting the implementation in 2021 of new
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Viewpoint: Mexico’s ‘cut-off-your-nose-to-spite-your-face’ glyphosate ban — Why prohibiting one of the safest herbicides in the world will dramatically increase the use of a demonstrably more harmful alternative | Genetic Literacy Project

It appears that the proposed Mexican government plan to ban all genetically engineered corn and the widely used herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) will go into
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Glyphosate on trial: In an ‘unequal contest’ between science and emotion, can evidence overcome pesticide-cancer fears? | Genetic Literacy Project

Recently, I was asked to speak about the weedkiller glyphosate on Radio Colombia. As is often the case with media appearances, I didn’t know what to expect
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Glyphosate on trial: In an ‘unequal contest’ between science and emotion, can evidence overcome pesticide-cancer fears? | Genetic Literacy Project

Recently, I was asked to speak about the weedkiller glyphosate on Radio Colombia. As is often the case with media appearances, I didn’t know what to expect
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/03/16/glyphosate-on-trial-in-an-unequal-contest-between-evidence-and-emotion-can-evidence-overcome-pesticide-fears/

Glyphosate on trial: In an ‘unequal contest’ between science and emotion, can evidence overcome pesticide-cancer fears? | Genetic Literacy Project

Recently, I was asked to speak about the weedkiller glyphosate on Radio Colombia. As is often the case with media appearances, I didn’t know what to expect
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/03/16/glyphosate-on-trial-in-an-unequal-contest-between-evidence-and-emotion-can-evidence-overcome-pesticide-fears/

Misleading glyphosate-cancer study Part 2: ‘Symptom of a widespread problem’—Concerns about ideological activism in science research and communications | Genetic Literacy Project

For the better part of four years, a coalition of environmental groups and tort lawyers (aided by the mainstream press) has relentlessly asserted that the
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The glyphosate debacle: How a misleading study about the alleged risks of the weedkiller Roundup and gullible reporters helped fuel a cancer scare | Genetic Literacy Project

As biotech giant Bayer prepares to spend $10 billion settling thousands of lawsuits alleging its weedkiller Roundup (and its active ingredient glyphosate)
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Misleading glyphosate-cancer study Part 2: ‘Symptom of a widespread problem’—Concerns about ideological activism in science research and communications | Genetic Literacy Project

For the better part of four years, a coalition of environmental groups and tort lawyers (aided by the mainstream press) has relentlessly asserted that the
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/10/misleading-glyphosate-cancer-study-part-2-symptom-of-a-widespread-problem-concerns-about-ideological-activism-in-science-research-and-communications/