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Web Savvy -- General Guide: Bayer (Monsanto)

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Monsanto (Bayer) and Glycophosphate

Glyphosate – Uses and Safety Record reads like a slick magazine. For those who want more information, colorful links lead to pages on biodiversity, health and safety, glyphosphate's uses, and frequently asked questions.

happy farmers use glycophosphate Under Health and Safety, you can read selective quotes from the IARC (an international regulatory body) glyphosphate study.

"There is limited evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of glyphosate. A positive association has been observed for non-Hodgkin lymphoma." And another quote from that same study states: "[T]he Monographs identify cancer hazards even when risks are very low at current exposure levels..."

Bayer/Monsanto logo Roundup is made by Monsanto (Bayer)!

Of course if you look under R under Products A-Z, you will learn that Bayer (Monsanto) makes Roundup which includes glyphosphate/glycophosphate.

If you are writing about the glycophosphate controversy, clearly the manufacturer's view and their public relations/advocacy are invaluable. They are primary literature, even if you think they are lying. If you are interested only in scientifc data, search the library's science databases for articles and papers.