The International Agency for Research on Cancer issued a report last year declaring the herbicide glyphosate a probable carcinogen. Since then, the group’s research methods have come under question and more people are demanding open records about IARC’s work on the glyphosate finding.
By taking the petition route, Monsanto would have any such ban lifted and leave farmers free to spray the company’s dicamba formulation, XtendiMax, during the 2018 growing season. If its petition is unsuccessful, the company is prepared to take the matter to court. Read moreRead More »