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National Cancer Institute Scientist Stands by His Work on Herbicide

The scientist who is the subject of a congressional investigation into an international body’s declaration that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans,” told DTN he did not hold back information that was contrary to the finding.

 

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USDA Releases 2016 Annual Pesticide Data Program Summary

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today published the 2016 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary. The Summary shows more than 99.5 percent of the samples tested had pesticide residues well below benchmark levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 22 percent had no[…]

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Update – Malathion, an Organophosphate Insecticide – Pesticide Registration Review – EPA has extended the public comment period to December 21, 2016 for its draft human health risk assessment for the registration review of this pesticide which is intended to ensure that it can “… perform its intended function without[…]

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