Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks.
‘Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013’ is the title of an article in the November 11, 2016 CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which found that “… forty percent of cancers diagnosed in the U.S. may have a link to tobacco use … Each year[…]Read More »
Over the past five years, EPA’s chemicals program began addressing risks of chemicals in commerce. Risk assessment, however, has become more polarized, portending likely future disputes. The agency also has developed more practical approaches to encourage safer chemistries. Read moreRead More »